WELCOME 1960's Road Maps of Pennsylvania WELCOME

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1960 DELAWARE RIVER BRIDGES PHILADELPHIA SOUTH JERSEY. Delaware River Port Authority of Pennsylvania and New Jersey. There is an area map on one side of this folder, and a map of bridge approaches on the other. The two main bridges across the river are named after Ben Franklin and Walt Whitman. Size: 16 x 17 inches.
1961 RECREATION MAP OF WAYNE COUNTY. Prepared by Honesdale Chamber of Commerce, map designed by G.A. Casparian. G.A.C.-1961. This is a typical county tourist road map with sights listed and numbered on the map. The verso is filled with ads. Size: 18 x 12 inches.
1962 OFFICIAL PENNSYLVANIA DUTCH GUIDE MAP. Pennsylvania Dutch Tourist Bureau, 33 West Orange Street, Lancaster, Pennsylvania. On one side is a map of Lancaster County and city, and on the verso tourist info and a map of the Amish area, which lies between Route 23 to the north and Route 30 to the south, and between routes 772 west to 897 east. There were several versions of this pamphlet over several years. Size: 22 x 17 inches.
1963 PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA NK17-12 SERIES V501P EDITION 2 AMS, prepared by Army Map Service (SX), Corps of Engineers, U. S. Army, Washington DC. This is a plastic relief map covering the grid 40 to 41 degrees north and 78 to 80 degrees west, or from Huntingdon west to Pittsburgh, and Somerset north to Punxsutawney. It is based on survey maps of 1959 and the road network is based on 1958 maps. The Army began these plastic relief maps in the late 40's, early 50's, and they are believed to be the earliest such maps made.
1964 AAA.
1965 AAA. Titled 'NORTHEASTERN', this is labeled the 1965-66 edition, nice cover.
1966 AAA.
1967 TRAVEL MAP PENNSYLVANIA, copyright The National Survey, Chester, Vt. This is an ad map put out by the Pennsylvania Hotel-Motor Inn Ass., Harrisburg. There are inset maps of Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, and Harrisburg. This map is undated, but appears to be mid 1960s. The Map Image shows the style.
1968 MORE OF GOD'S COUNTRY, by Helen H. and Samuel A. King, Dubois, Pa. Gray Printing Co., Falls Creek, Pa. From the late 1950's into the 1960's Samuel King published a series of idiosyncratic maps of Pennsylvania's northern counties. They were apparently intended partly as advertising and partly as road maps for hunters and fishermen. They show streams, trails, paved and unpaved roads, and have colorful scenic insets. This image, from a map of Elk, Cameron, and Clearfield counties, shows a detail of the area around Clearfield. Scale: 1 inch = 2 miles. Size: 23 x 32 inches.
1969 JEFFERSON COUNTY PENNSYLVANIA. This is a tourist map for the county put out by the local folks. Jefferson County is in western Pennsylvania.
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