Barrow, John

Official map of Covington, La. St Tammany by K.H. Barrow, City Engineer

Official map of Covington, La. from surveys by K.H. Barrow, City Engineer

DESCRIPTION: Rare, unrecorded official map of Covington, Louisiana in St. Tammany Parish. The map taken from surveys by K.H. Barrow, City Engineer. No copies found in the AMPR or WorldCat. A very attractive, fresh map from 1909 with delicate hand coloring. Attractive. Copyrighted 1909 by J.I. Sanford.

This historical duo includes an 1886 copy of the charter for the town of Covington, Louisiana: "Charter of the Town of Covington as passed by the Legislature of the State of Louisiana and approved April 2d 1832 and March 16th 1870." Printed at Covington by St. Tammany Farmer Printers, 1886.. Both items inside newer simple card stock cover.

Features on this rare map of Covington, La. Include railroads, several churches, the Tchefuncta (Tchefuncte) River, Abita Bayou, Bogufalaya River, Courthouse, convent, City Park, Mandeville Road, Dixon Academy, Ozone Rest Cure, and the cemetery. Colored sections of the map delineate the area for several subdivisions, specifically: New Covington, Donnolley Addition, Sulphur Springs Addition, Oak Ridge Addition (has very strange street alignment), Division of St. John, Division of Spring, Weaver Addition, Wayside Addition, and the Sommer Addition.

Online sources list the following contact details for Barrow: K. H. BARROW. Surveying, Engineering and Mapping. Member Louisiana Engineering Society. Office-526 Whitney Bldg. Phone Main 1481.

CREATOR: Barrow, John



BODY OF WATER: Tchefuncte River

CONDITION: Good.  Portion of the map glued inside the cover. Map with one large tear at upper vertical fold. Other separations. Thin delicate paper. Charter browned and foxed but legible.

COLORING: Delicate hand color.


SIZE: 13 " x 18 "


PRICE: $795


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