Colonial New England
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John Foster's "A Map of New England," c. 1677.
John Green and Thomas Jefferys' map of "the most Inhabited part of NEW ENGLAND," 1774.
Cotton Mather's Map of New England, 1702
The 1695 Margaret Bliss house in Springfield, Massachusetts offer a good example of seventeenth-century New England architecture. Photo circa 1890.
A typical New England "saltbox house," a frame house with two stories in the front and one in the back because of a steeply pitched roof that prevented the accumulation of too much snow in the winters.
New England Communities Attacked in King Philip's War, 1675-1676
New England Settlement Patterns, 1691-1765.
Spread of European Settlement in New England, 1691-1765.
Spread of European Settlement and Town Incorporation in New England, 1620-1791.