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Catalog Number 1948.132.043
Object Name Map
Title Guide Map of the City of Detroit for Bicyclists, Showing Pavements
Scope & Content Map, "Guide Map of the City of Detroit for Bicyclists, Showing Pavements." printed and published by the Calvert Lith. & Eng. Co., copyrighted in April, 1896 and "Entered according to act of Congress, A.D. 1889 by the Calvert Lith. Eng. & Map Pub. Co. in the office of the Librarian of Congress at Washington D.C." The legend at top right indicates that asphalt roads are highlighted in blue, brick roads are highlighted in pink, granite roads are highlighted in green, macadam roads are highlighted in gray, and wood roads are highlighted in yellow. Text at top of map details the following outside runs:
Fort St. West and River Road. - Ecorse, 9 miles; Wyandotte, 12 miles; Trenton, 17 miles; Flat Rock, 25 miles.
Grand River Avenue. - Greenfield, 8 miles; Farmington, 19 miles.
Gratiot Avenue. - Leesville, 6 miles; Roseville, 14 miles; Toll Gate, 16 miles; Mt. Clemens, 22 miles; Chesterfield, 27 miles; Milton, 28 1/2 miles; New Baltimore, 31 miles.
Jefferson Avenue. - Grosse Pointe, 10 miles; McSweeney's Club, 24 miles.
Michigan Avenue. - Dearborn, 10 miles, Inkster, 15 miles; Wayne, 18 miles; Canton, 23 miles; Dentons, 26 miles; Ypsilanti, 30 miles; Ann Arbor, 38 miles.
Woodward Avenue. - Highland Park, 5 miles; Whitewood, 7 miles; Royal Oak, 12 miles; Birmingham, 18 1/2 miles; Bloomfield Centre, 21 1/2 miles; Pontiac, 28 miles; Drayton Plains, 31 miles; Waterford, 33 1/2 miles; Clarkston, 35 miles.
Date 1899
Publisher The Calvert Lith. & Eng. Co.
Extent of Description 17.25" x 14.75"
Collection General History
Search Terms Calvert Lithographing Company
Calvert Lithographing and Engraving Company