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Thread: 240year old map of NYC at NYtimes

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    Given the recent contest I thought you guys would find this interesting: http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2...l?ref=nyregion A restored 240 year old map of NYC.

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    Yeah, that's pretty cool. Thanks, man. I like the auto zoomer thingy in a separate window but I wanna download it so I look even closer.
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    What a cool find! Thanks for posting

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    Very cool link and thanks RobA for the image we can look at as we are used to.
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    That's a very nice map. And over two hundred years old, it displays mild discoloration and some wear around the folds.

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    haha , thats awesome - I think my favorite part is the farm land for some reason ... ( Just because its new York I guess )

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    Wow - that's fabulous! Thanks for the link.

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