Historic Map - Taunton, MA - 1875

View of Taunton, Bristol County, M.A., 1875 / drawn & published by O. H. Bailey & Co.

This bird’s-eye view print of Taunton, Massachusetts was drawn and published by O. H. Bailey & Co. in 1875. Taunton was settled in the 1600's along the Taunton River. Taunton was an early manufacturing center for products made of iron. In the 1800's, Taunton was an important railroad junction town with a number of industrial interests.

The Mason Machine Works was established at Taunton by William Mason in the 1840's. The company was a large employer of the community in the manufacture of textile mill machinery and railroad locomotives.

The hand-colored illustration includes labeled roads, buildings, bridges, waterways and railroad routes. There are detailed illustrations of the following:

• A. Field & Sons, Tack Manufacturers. Mill No. 1, Spring St., Mill No. 2, between Spring & Weir Sts.
• McElroy & Cushman, Clothing and Gents Furnishing Goods.
• Stanley’s Block.
• Reed & Barton’s Britannia Works.

Features references to the following locations:

A. Field & Sons, Tack Works.
Reed & Barton’s Britannia Works.
Whittenton Manufacturing Co.
Presbrey Stove Lining Co.
Mason Machine Works.
Phoenix Manufacturing Co.
Taunton Tack Co.
McElroy & Cushman, Gents’ Furnishing Goods.
Stanley & Cunningham, Furniture, Decorators, etc.
Peck & White, Carriage Works.
White, Child & Co., General Grocers.
Durgin Bros., General Merchandise.
Post Office.
City Hall.
Bristol County Court House.
Bristol County Jail.
State Lunatic Asylum.
Taunton Public Library.
Bristol Academy.
New Bedford R. R. Depot.
Old Colony R. R. Depot.
O. C. & N. B. R. R. Junction.
Unitarian Church.
Union Congregational Church.
St. John’s Episcopal Church.
St. Thomas Episcopal Church.
Baptist Church.
Trinitarian Church.
Universalist Church.
1st Methodist Episcopal Church.
St. Mary’s R. C. Church.
Weir R. C. Church.
3rd Trinitarian Church.
Central Methodist Church.
Grace Methodist Church.
Union Mission Church.
Historic Map – Taunton, MA - 1875

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