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Visual Evidence

Photo 1 - Aerial view of New Philadelphia, 2005
[Photo 1] with link to larger version of photo.(Aerial photo by Tommy Hailey using powered parachute funded by The National Center for Preservation Technology and Training, National Park Service)

Photo 2 - 1836 layout overlaid on aerial view
[Photo 2] with link to larger version of photo.(1998 aerial photograph from U. S. Geological Survey www.usgs.gov; overlay by Christopher Fennell)

Questions for Photos 1 and 2

1. Describe what you see in each of these photos. How are they alike? How are they different?

2. The white line in both photos represents a recently resurfaced road. Why do you think it makes two sharp turns in the middle of an open field? Does that suggest anything about the age of the road?

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