Mystic River, Connecticut Birdseye Map (1879)

O.H. Bailey's map of Mystic River and Mystic River Bridge, Connecticut. From 1879.

Mystic River, Conn Birdseye Map
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Date: 1879
Author: O.H. Bailey
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Prolific birdseye artist Oakley H. Bailey's depiction of Mystic [gmap], Connecticut.

The image is centered on the Mystic River bridge. The bridge, highlighted as it is, must be significant in some way. Something about it looks different. I researched it a bit and found that there's a rather interesting bridge in Mystic, but this one wasn't built until 1920... 30 years after Bailey made this image.

For more images and resources from this period in the region's history, check out the New London County Historical Society.



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