Here are a few maps of Kingston, from 1795 to 1903, that show identifiable buildings. Links will open or download a pdf map, depending on your browser. Some of these scans have been copied from other sites or have been isolated from atlases; both the sources and the full volumes are linked in the description.
See more recent Kingston maps and the online GIS on the Town’s website.
|"Plan of the Town of Kingston," 1795|
|1820-1830 "Five School Districts"|
|The Town of Kingston and the Village (center of town), two details from "Map of Plymouth County," by Henry Francis Walling, D.R. Smith & Co., Publisher, 1857. A copy of this large wall map hangs in the Selectman's Office at the Town Hall. The Library of Congress has a digital copy here.|
|"Map of the Town of Kingston," E.N. Boyden, E.B. Stillings & Co. Publisher, 1876. The numbers on the map refer to this "Key to the Map" listing owners and occupants, which can be searched in this transcription .|
|The Town of Kingston; the Villages of Kingston and Rocky Nook; and Residences, three images from the Atlas of Plymouth County, Massachusetts, Justin Winsor. George H. Walker & Co., Publisher, 1879. Scans are from this atlas*.|
|Bird's-eye "Village of Kingston," A. F. Poole, Publisher, 1885. Scan from the Norman B. Leventhal Map Center.|
|Boundaries of Kingston, Topographical Survey Commission, 1889. The scan is from the full volume*.|
|Town (Plate 11) and Village (Plate 13) from the New Topographical Atlas of Surveys: Plymouth County, L. J. Richards, Springfield, Ma., Publisher, 1903. Scans are from the full atlas*. A great browsing version resides at the Internet Archive, thanks to the Clement C. Maxwell Library at Bridgewater State University
|Map of Evergreen Cemetery, 1914, updated 1941. For lookups by name, please use the form on the Cemeteries page.|
Items marked * are from the State Library’s amazing collection of Real Estate Atlases.