Erie Canal Survey, Buffalo showing Main Street and Harbor

This is an ink, wash and charcoal map of a section of the Erie Canal in Buffalo. The map is split into two views. The first view shows the Niagara River, Black Rock Harbor, Squaw Island, ten buildings and Main Street. The second view shows Black Rock Harbor, Squaw Island, two buildings and Main Street. The red lines indicate courses and distances. The blue lines indicate canal right-of-way. The map also shows the properties of Gen. Porter, Jac. Scott, Joseph Sill and Jonathan Sill.
Date Original
New York State Archives, A0848-77, Canal System Survey Maps, 1832-1843, Map no. E1-7
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Geographic Locations

Erie Canal
Erie County