“A Map of the City of Portland” by John Cullum (1836)
Title: A Map of the City of Portland with its Latest Improvements including a view of the principal buildings engraved and published by John Cullum, Portland.
Creator: Cullum, John
Date Published: 1836
Permanent URL: https://oshermaps.org/map/11753.0001
More information about this map and its importance at the bottom of this page.
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For a detailed reading and analysis of Cullum’s map, see Dr. Matthew Edney’s work: Edney, Matthew H. “The Highpoint of the Booster Mapping.” Section 5 of “References to the Fore! Local Boosters, Historians, and Engineers Map Antebellum Portland, Maine,” 2017.