Historic Alexandria Maps

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1624, Map of Virginia, John Smith

"Virginia / discovered and discribed by Captayn John Smith, 1606; graven by William Hole," published London 1624.

Source: Library of Congress, Geography and Map Division.
Call Number: G3880 1624 .S541 Vault
Digital ID: g3880.ct000377 
 
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Map, John Smith, 1608



1746, Survey Plat

Source: Book of Surveys, 1746, Fairfax County Courthouse

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Map of Alexandria, 1746 

 


1748, “Plan of the Land where on Stands the Town of Alexandria,” George Washington

Source: Library of Congress, Geography and Map Division.
Call Number: G3884.A3 1748 .W3 Vault
Digital ID: (recto) g3884a.ct000368r; (verso) g3884a.ct000368v 

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Map of Alexandria, 1748 


1749, “A Plan of Alexandria now Belhaven,” George Washington

Source: Library of Congress, Geography and Map Division. 
Call Number: G3884.A3G46 1749 .W3 Vault
Digital ID: g3884a.ct000223 

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Map of Alexandria, 1749 


1763, “Alexandria,” George West

Source: Library of Congress, Geography and Map Division.
Call Number G3884.A4 1763.W4 Vault

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Map of Alexandria, 1763 


1782, “Amérique Campagne - Camp a’Alexandrie [sic],” Comte de Rochambeau

From Amérique Campagne, an atlas of 40 maps.

Source: Library of Congress, Geography and Map Division.
Call Number: G1201.S3 R65 1782 Vault : Roch 67
Digital ID: g3701sm gar00001

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Map of Alexandria, 1782 


1798, “Plan of the Town of Alexandria in the District of Columbia,” Colonel George Gilpin

Source: Library of Congress, Geography and Map Division.
Call Number: G3884.A3 1798 .G5 Vault
Digital ID: g3884a.ct001432 

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Map of Alexandria, 1798 



1862, The U.S. forts and batteries near Alexandria Va. Sept 1862: Showing Fort Lyon with extended works, Robert Knox Sneden

Source: Library of Congress, Geography and Map Division.
Repository: Virginia Historical Society
Digital ID: gvhs01 vhs00110

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Map 1862 

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