Birdseye view of Niles, Michigan (1868)

A. Ruger's Birdseye map of Niles, Michigan in 1868.
Birdseye view of Niles, Michigan
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Date: 1868
Author: A. Ruger
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In his birdseye map of Niles, Michigan [gmap] it seems like Ruger (or his printmaker) are trying out some different styles. The light effects on the St. Joseph River stand out amongst his other works.

Niles, by the way, is the hometown of Ring Lardner.

For more maps and images from this period in the region's history, visit the Historical Society of Michigan.



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