Historic Map - Great Bend, PA - 1887

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View of Great Bend, Susquehanna County, P.A., 1887 / drawn & published by Burleigh Litho. Establishment.

This panoramic print of Great Bend, Pennsylvania was drawn and published by Lucien R. Burleigh in 1887. Great Bend Township was settled in the late 1700's as Willingborough along the Susquehanna River. The town’s name was changed in 1814 and it was incorporated as a borough in 1861. Great Bend’s early economic interests were in the timber and tanning industries.

The map from 1887 includes labeled streets, bridges, buildings and railroad lines.

Features numbered references to the following locations:

  1. Methodist Church.
  2. Roman Catholic Church.
  3. Episcopal Church.
  4. Eaton Tannery. Kistler Sons, Proprietors.
  5. Crandall House. W. W. Crandall, Proprietor.
  6. Central House. J. H. Dusenbury, Proprietor.
  7. Valley House.
  8. Public School.
  9. N. Y. L. E. & W. Passenger Depot.
10. Kilrow House. M. Kilrow, Proprietor.
11. Barrel Factory.
12. Kistler Block.
13. Estabrook Block.
14. F. D. Clauss, Merchant Tailor.
15. Residence of Chas. Emerson.
16. W. J. Day. Market.
17. C. J. Waldron. Merchant.
18. “Plain Dealer” Office. S. P. More, Editor.
19. C. B. Woodward, Druggist.
20. Post Office.


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