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Photo Feature From Ala. Dept. of Archives & History

c. 1875 Jacksonville Town Map, Hand Drawn

Here's a hand-drawn map of Jacksonville, c. 1875 (also estimated to have originated in the 1880s). According to Cynthia A. Luckie, the maps, manuscripts, and photographs archivist at the Alabama Dept. of Archives and History, it was drawn for insurance purposes by the Commercial Fire Insurance Co. Note that it shows the location of the original county courthouse. What is now Pelham Rd. was called Main Street. Below is an enlargement of the digital image. We hope to secure a high-resolution version of this document in the near future in order show greater detail. Scale: 1:6,000 Original Source: Alabama Department of Archives and History


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