WhiteMountainHistory.org                
Telling the story of 200 years  of White Mountain History
                     25 Early White Mountain Maps
Maps tell the story of land use, settlement expansion, road development, and in the case of the White Mountains, they also document the history of the hiking trails and bridle paths throughout the region.

These pages contain several scarce, early maps of the White Mountains.  In addition, there are several  AMC maps that show eary hiking trails and Hut locations.

       Text and Map Descriptions by Adam Jared Apt

Click on the map title below each thumbnail; that will take you to a page with a larger image of the map and a description, as well as information on the ownership of the map.  On that page, is a link that will take you to a PDF file that will allow viewers to zoom in on details, as you wish. 

  To learn more about White  Mountain Cartography, and review a Suggested Reading list,   click here 
           

  1791 Map from Belknap's    History of New Hampshire 



   Detail from 1816 Carrigain
     Map of New Hampshire 

 








    1852 Map of the White
      Mountains by Leavitt
    To see all of Leavitt's 
       maps
, click here







 1854 Railroad Map by Dodge 

  



   1871 Map of the White
     Mountains by Leavitt





    1881 Map of the White
     Mountains by Walling 




         1887 AMC Map


     1902 National Map of  
     White Mountains and  
    Central New Hampshire



            1904 Map of 
         Waterville   Valley


     1907 AMC Map of the 
         Southern Peaks




        1903  Map of the 
       Bretton Woods Area


       1916 AMC Map of the  
     Mt. Washington Range 
    Click on the title below
    the thumbnail for more 
           information.


   1784 Manuscript Map by 
          Jeremy Belknap


    
      1794 Lewis Map of
       New Hampshire


 

       1833 Map of Stage
         Routes by Goodno



    1853 Map of The White
        Mountains by Bond



 


     1858 Map of the White
     Mountains by Boardman




    1876 AMC Skectch Map



 
      1882 Pickering Map




    1899   Map  Woodstock 
     and Franconia area by
              Carpenter





     1904 Automobile Gala 
                   Tour




      1906 Birdseye View 
        of  the Summit of
         Mt. Washington




     1907 AMC Map of the
         Northern Peaks 



 
      1910 AMC Map of the  
      Great Gulf by Cutter 


   1926 Washburn Map
Website Builder