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Stock# 51253
Description

Finely drafted map of part of Cheboygan County in northern Michigan, likely drafted by a local surveyor.

Place names include:

  • Village of Cheboygan
  • Township of Benton
  • Township of Duncan
  • Township of Grant
  • Township of Inverness

Information on the map suggests it was drafted no earlier than the mid-1860s.

  • Thompson Smith acquired Jeremiah Duncan's mill property at Duncan Bay after Duncan's death in 1854.
  • The Property at the east side of the mouth of the Cheboygan River is owned by S(anford) Baker. Baker acquired this property which housed a steam saw mill in the fall of 1866.
  • McArthur Smith & Co., another large landowner, began business by the beginning of 1868.

 

Condition Description
Drawn on drafting linen. Minor soiling and foxing.