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Title Second Assessment Map of the Hoboken and Weehawken Drainage Commissioners, 1869.
Object Name Map
Catalog Number 2002.243.0024
MULTIMEDIA LINKS CLICK HERE to view the PDF; note - please be patient while file opens.
Collection Hoboken City Hall Collection
Credit Museum Collection.
Scope & Content Second Assessment Map of the Hoboken and Weehawken Drainage Commissioners, Hoboken, 1869. Linen-backed paper, 26-1/2" high x 52-1/2" wide. Scale: 200 feet to one inch. Made by William Hexamer, City Surveyor.

Filed in the City Clerk's Office, May 11, 1869. John Kennedy, City Clerk.

PDF on file - half size at 600dpi. High resolution scans on file. Media archive. Condition of original is poor.

Area covered by this map is essentially the west half of Hoboken:
-Ferry Street from Bloomfield to Marshall Street, including Newark Avenue
-Generally blocks from Willow Street (now Willow Avenue) to Marshall, and Ferry St to Eighteenth St. (Note: Meadow is now Park Avenue.)

Numbers seen on map appear to be assement block numbers with lot numbers which are not street numbers.

It does include some streets in Jersey City (at the left); none in Weehawken. No railroad right-of-ways are indicated at the Hoboken - Jersey City border.
Notes Scanned 2009 at 50 percent, 600 dpi. Twelve overlapping sectional scans are on file. Composite image from these scans has some poor line-up. Future software may allow for greater precision in assembling a composite image. PDF on file.
People Hexamer, William
Kennedy, John
Date 1869
Year Range from 1869.0
Year Range to 1869.0
Caption composite image from scans, adjusted
Imagefile 019\20022430024.TIF
Classification Government & Politics
Business & Commerce
Real Estate