Historical Maps of the Minisink

1775 Montresor & Andrews, detail of Provincial NJ, NY, PA

REGIONAL MAPS:  This collection is chosen for the level of detail specific to the Minisink in Zoom View as surveys and boundaries evolved across time and which include variants of place names, early settlements, forts and in some cases property owners and mills. 
1769, Minisink Precinct, Three maps of northern New Jersey

  • 1779, Claude Joseph Sauthier, A chorographical map of the Province of New-York in North America, divided into counties, manors, patents and townships; exhibiting likewise all the private grants of land made and located in that Province [including Northwest NJ], surveyed before 1776, Library of Congress.
1792, Mills in NY NJ PA, Reading Howell, A Map Of The State Of Pennsylvania,

1779, Sauthier, A chorographical map of the Province of New-York [including NW New Jersey]


COUNTY MAPS:  This collection is chosen for the level of detail specific to property owners and land grants and which may include industry, businesses, schools, churches, etc.

SUSSEX & WARREN COUNTIES, NEW JERSEY
  • 1852, D. McCarty, Map of Warren County, New Jersey, & 1874, F.W. Beers, Princeton University Library.  
  •  1860 Griffith Morgan Hopkins, Jr., Map of Sussex Co. New Jersey From Actual Surveys & Records, (also showing PA landowners along the River Rd, present day Rt 209, from Bushkill to Matamoras) The Morristown & Morris Township Public Library, The North Jersey History & Genealogy Center.
  • 19th & 20th c Sanborn Fire Insurance maps for communities in Sussex and Warren Counties (scroll down); detailed maps with factories, hotels, buildings & businesses. 
1852, D. McCarty, Pahaquarry township, (Scroll down) Map of Warren County


ORANGE & SULLIVAN COUNTIES, NEW YORK
Barryville, 1875, Beers Atlas of Sullivan County NY

MONROE, PIKE & WAYNE COUNTIES, PENNSYLVANIA
  • 19th & 20th c Sanborn Fire Insurance maps for communities in Monroe, Pike & Wayne Counties;  detailed maps with factories, hotels, buildings & businesses. Penn State Libraries.
  Detail of the 1872 Beers Topographical Map of Pike Co PA
Monroe County Township Warrantee maps, Pennsylvania Historic & Museum Commission 
Pike County Township Warrantee maps, Pennsylvania Historic & Museum Commission 
Wayne County Township Warrantee maps, Pennsylvania Historic & Museum Commission 

Lehman Township Warrantee Map, Bushkill vicinity.

The MVG Annotated Google Map of the Minisink Valley, with 18th & 19th century burying grounds and ancestral homes including links to early maps, land warrants, and points of historic & geographic interest, has recently migrated to the new format. Mapped locations of cemeteries and existing historic structures are based on our actual field surveys.



Annotated Google Map of the Minisink Valley