Maps and Images
of New Philadelphia, Illinois

1998 Aerial Photograph
of New Philadelphia Location

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This excerpt of an April, 1998 aerial photograph from the U.S. Geological Survey, shows the landscape on which New Philadelphia was located. Approximate graphic depictions of the town lots, as platted by Free Frank McWorter in 1836, can be overlain onto this aerial photo. The Center for Heritage Resource Studies presents preliminary findings of historic-period artifacts collected from parts of the surface of agricultural fields that now cover the terrain on which New Philadelphia was once located. Use the links below to compare this photo with other aerial images and recent topographic maps.

1998 aerial photograph

Source: U.S. Geological Survey, Aerial Photographs Collection.

Compare this 1998 photo with 1939 and 2005 aerial photographs:
1939 aerial photo
1939 aerial photo with town lot overlay
1998 aerial photo (above)
1998 aerial photo with town lot overlay
2005 aerial photo
Compare these aerial photos with 1990 topographic maps:
Larger scale map
Medium scale map
Closer scale map

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