Maps

Worcester County Maps

Manuscript Plan of Worcester County – 1785 – Pen and ink map by Rufus Putnam

Worcester County – 1844 – Borden

Worcester County Maps – 1857 – Henry F. Walling

Worcester County Map – 1866 – Dockham


Brookfield Maps

Brookfield 1665 – Remick

Brookfield 1794 – Hale

Brookfield 1828 – Stebbins

Brookfield 1857 – Walling

South Brookfield 1857 – Walling

Town of Brookfield 1870 – Beers

Brookfield 1880 Railroad Station Plat

1885 Atlas of the Brookfields – George H. Walker PDF Format

1885 Atlas of the Brookfields – George H. Walker – Flicker Format

3 Brookfields 1898 – Richards

Town of Brookfield 1898 – Richards

Sanborn Insurance Maps B & W- Brookfield – 1893-1928

Sanborn Insurance Maps – Color – Library of Congress

Brookfield Cemetery


North Brookfield Maps

North Brookfield Land Grants

North Brookfield Land Grants Overlay on Google

North Brookfield 1830

North Brookfield 1857 – Walling

North Brookfield Town Center 1857 – Walling

North Brookfield 1870 – Beers

North Brookfield Town Center 1870 – Beers

1885 Atlas of the Brookfields – George H. Walker – PDF format

1885 Atlas of the Brookfields – George H. Walker – Flicker Format

3 Brookfields 1898 – Richards


East Brookfield Maps

East Brookfield Land Grants – History of East Brookfield – Dr. Louis E. Roy

East Brookfield Land Grants – Roy – North – Overlaid on Google

East Brookfield Land Grants – Roy – South – Overlaid on Google

East Brookfield 1857 – Walling

East Brookfield 1870 – Beers

East Brookfield Railroad Station Plat

1885 Atlas of the Brookfields – George H. Walker – PDF format

1885 Atlas of the Brookfields – George H. Walker – Flicker Format

3 Brookfields 1898 – Richards


West Brookfield Maps

West Brookfield 1857 – Walling

West Brookfield Center 1857 – Walling

West Brookfield 1870 – Beers

West Brookfield Center 1870 – Beers

West Brookfield Train Station Plat

1885 Atlas of the Brookfields – George H. Walker – PDF format

1885 Atlas of the Brookfields – George H. Walker – Flicker Format

3 Brookfields 1898 Richards


Warren Maps

Warren 1857 – Walling

3 Brookfields & Warren 1898 – Richards


New Braintree Maps

New Braintree 1857 – Walling

New Braintree Center 1857 – Walling


Online GIS Services

MassMapper: Mass GIS’s Online Mapping Tool (will load on new page)

USGS Historical Topographic Map Explorer (will load on new page)

USGS National Map Viewer with multiple Data Overlays (will load on new page)


Historic Maps Available Online

Manuscript Plan of Worcester County, 30 March 1785 – Pen and ink map by Rufus Putnam

Massachusetts State Library Scanned Atlases – Flicker

1885 Atlas of the Brookfields – George H. Walker – Flicker Quick View

1885 Atlas of the Brookfields – George H. Walker – PDF format

Ward Maps LLC – Historical Maps

David Rumsey Map Collection – Brookfield, MA

Norman B. Leventhal Map Center, Boston Public Library


Robert W. Wilder Maps and Videos

Robert W. Wilder (1933 – 2015) was a renowned Brookfield area historian and mapmaker. He worked for many years researching and creating these maps to illustrate the historical and geological development of the area.

The originals of these numbered maps are in the collection of the Merrick Public Library. A number of his talks and presentations on the history of the area have been videotaped and are available here and on YouTube.

Wilder Maps and Videos


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