This abridged Atlas CD contains high resolution digital images of vintage 1867 Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania maps that are presented in Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF). All 1867 Westmoreland County township maps are included on this CD, as are many city and town plan maps from this period.
This excerpt example map of Allegheny Township and the sample section of Town of Bolivar plat are representative of the content and map image quality found on this Atlas CD.
The townships included are: Allegheny, Bell, Burrell, Cook, Derry, Donegal, East Huntingdon, Fairfield, Franklin, Hempfield, Ligonier, Loyalhanna, Mt. Pleasant, North Huntingdon, Penn, Rostraver, Salem, St. Clair, Sewickly, South Huntingdon, Unity and Washington.
City, and town plan maps included on this CD: Adamsburg, Arona, Bairds Town, Bethany, Blairsville Intersection, Bolivar, Boquette, Circleville, Congruity, Derry, Station, Donegal, Fountain Mills, Grapeville, Greensburg, Guffey’s Station, Harrison City, Irwin Station, Jacksonville, Jones Mills, Lauralville, Latrobe, Laughlinstown, Larimers Station, Ligonier, Livermore, Lockport, Ludwick, Mansville, Madison, Manor Station, McLaughlinstown, Mendon, Mechanicsburg, Middletown, Mt. Pleasant, Murrysville, New Alexandria, New Britain, New Derry, New Florence, Newlensburgh, New Salem, New Stanton, Ninevah Station, North Washington, North Webster, Oak Grove, Parnassus, Penn, Perrysville, Pleasant Unity, Port Royal, Robbins Station, St Clair City, Shearers X Roads, Shieldsburg, Stahlstown, Stewartsville, Sutersville, Texas, Waterford, Webster, West Fairfield, West Newton, West Overton, Youngstown and Youghiogheny.
Details on early maps are often difficult to read and these are no exception; however, by virtue of the Adobe PDF formatting, these documents may be inspected at high levels of magnification without additional digital distortion.
Each map may include many 19th century features such as:
-and much, much more
The abridged Atlas of the Westmoreland County Pennsylvania may be an invaluable aid to Genealogists, Historians and researchers in search of 19th century Westmoreland County places and place names. These early maps often contain many places that no longer exist or that have been obscured over time; the location of property owners, businesses, churches and cemeteries may assist genealogical researchers interested in Pennsylvania history.
The Adobe Acrobat Reader for MS Windows is needed to view, zoom, pan and print from the PDF map images contained in this atlas; and is included free on each CD. No other software is necessary. The map data has been created and configured using the latest version of the Adobe Acrobat Reader (6.0) for MS Windows (98, 98SE, XP, NT and 2000). The maps may be viewed in earlier versions of the software as well; however, optimum use of the data can be expected using the Adobe Reader 6.0 that is included on this CD.
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