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Beadle County

The only known copy of this map of Beadle County, South Dakota, is a framed proof in the Court House in Huron, South Dakota, on loan from the Dakotaland Museum. I thank Jennifer Littlefield of Huron Public Library for telling me about it and sending me the photograph.

(Last updated on 7/12/2020)

MAP-BEA1: First and only edition

Publisher: J.L. Carr, 27 Mill Dale Road, Kettering

Year: 1973?

ISBN: none

Limitation: no limitation, unknown number of sheets

Size: approx 500 x 600 mm

Signed: Yes

Colophon: sun face 1964 only, lower left corner

Proofs where: Dakotaland Museum, Huron, South Dakota on loan to Beadle County Court House, Huron

Notes: This map was probably presented by Carr during a visit to Huron in 1973. The detail shows a copyright mark © next to a small oval image of St George, the patron saint of England, slaying the dragon. This is the only of Carr's map known to have this symbol, probably as a small joke.

Photo of map

Image of map (click to enlarge)

Photo of limitation

Detail of map (click to enlarge)