West Jersey/South Jersey MapsMostly this page will have links to sites that have the best high resolution images that I can find. I won't be re-hosting those images (copyright issues) but I will try to provide links and easy instruction on any viewers that are necessary once you get there.
The easiest place to get to a wide variety is the Rutgers site:
New Jersey Historical Maps
but here is a list of some of my favorite places from that site and others:
USGS topos from 1890s, 1940s and "Current Maptech MAPServer Quad"
David Rumsey's (ENORMOUS) Map Collection -
Maps not downloadable, but the link for the Insight browser works well for me
Called "Historical Maps of Pennsylvania" but .... Jersey comes along for the ride in most -
- especially in the early maps. Nicely chronological if you click the links ABOVE the thumbnails.
A VERY detailed view of the 1685 version of the Visscher map -
takes some manipulation and requires "Mr. SID" viewer that is downloadable there
A map of the Pinelands Designations -
Pinelands National Reserve vs. Preservation Area District vs. 8 Special-Use Areas (whew!)
If you haven't tried Google Earth, well then...you simply must!! Requires downloading the program -
....and may not work well with dial-up, but it is just awesome. Click here for tips.
And ....... The votes are in !!!!!! (WEST JERSEY LIVES !!!! :-)
South Jersey Mystery Marker!Can anyone identify this??
FAGS9 ? Click for more detail on markings and location.....
Last updated: 2005 Twelfth Month, 15th.