NOTE: RED TEXT HAS BEEN SUBSITUTED FOR ORIGINAL TYPE FOR LEGIBILITY ('LIME STREET EXTENSION' LABEL NOT INDICATED ON THE ORIGINAL)






Port Royal, ca. 1680s.
Map maker unknown.

This map (British Museum, MS 577717.10) is similar in many ways to Map 3 (MS 15494.22). On closer inspection, however, differences can be seen in a block of buildings that close the gap where Queen Street ran past Lime Street through to Fishers Row (circled in red). This map, in fact, more closely corresponds with what was found in 1988, in the underwater archaeological excavations in this area by Dr. Donny Hamilton. These excavations were the first to provide information that questioned the validity of earlier maps of Port Royal. Buildings were located in the area where most of the earlier maps show Queen Street proceeding through to Fishers Row. Hamilton also showed that a narrow extension of Lime Street extended through to Fishers' Row/Thames Street (circled in red).





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