Historic Map - Newton, IA - 1868
View of Newton, Jasper County, I.A., 1868 / drawn & published by A. Ruger.
This bird’s-eye view print of Newton, Iowa was drawn by Albert Ruger and published by Merchants Lithographing Co. in 1868. Newton was named as county seat of government for Jasper County in 1846. At the time of this map’s publishing Jasper was engaged in the support and supplying of the many coal mines existing in the region, along with various agricultural interests.
Newton was served by the Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railway.
The map published in 1868 includes Newton’s labeled streets, buildings and railroad route. There are featured inset illustrations of the Court House and Public School.
Features numbered references to the following locations:
- Court House.
- Jasper House.
- Public School.
- C. R. I. & P. R. R. Depot.
- Methodist Church.
- Universalist Church.
- Presbyterian Church.
- Baptist Church.
- Congregational Church.
- Catholic Church.
Premium fine art paper that provides accurate color reproduction with high-contrast, high-resolution print output and maximum image permanence. A high-quality print ready for framing.
- Museum quality paper for high-quality fine art.
- Ultra smooth, neutral white matte finish.
- Heavy-weight 230 gsm, 9.5 mil thickness.
- Printed with pigment inks for longer print life and enhanced fade resistance.
- Pigment based Canon LUCIA inks provide smooth tones and rich colors in fine, precise detail.