Morton Arboretum Map
Formatcolor print on white paper
Dimensions82 cm W x 28.5 cm H (Item)
Scale1 in = 400 ft
DescriptionUndated copy of map created by May T. Watts in 1943.
Detailed map of Arboretum grounds, showing roads, paths, landscaping, shelters, structures, enlargement of some specific features, hedge garden, some specific trees, and trails with markers numbered 1 - 42. Other features include a scale, a calendar, and a compass rose consisting of directions depicted with leaves. A highly ornamental border includes grid marks, as well as drawings of animal tracks and detailed drawings and labels of plants. The Morton Arboretum encompassed 813 acres at time of map.
Handwritten note in top-left corner of map: "This map must have been done in 1955 C.D." [Carol Doty]