This guide was written to inform those interested in the unique areas available to the public, such as for walking and nature study. It contains maps and descriptions from Littleton Conservation Trust (linked), the Littleton Board of Selectmen, and the Littleton Conservation Commission. There is also a page outlining the general regulations relating to town conservation lands.
Colonial Map of Littleton by Evalyn Wood (Artist)
Publication Date: 1975
Based on research by Natalie Curran, the wood painted map depicts historical locations throughout Littleton, particularly of Colonial and Revolutionary periods. It provides a strong geographic overview, while using modern roads to better orient the viewer.
Littleton Massachusetts by Littleton League of Women Voters
Publication Date: 1975
The map primarily functions as a street directory from 1975, with specific points of interest like the library (original location) and Town Forest. It also highlights historical precincts. When compared to today's Google Maps, recent land development history may be derived. The map was based on one drawn by Wright and Pierce of Topsham, ME.
Littleton and Boxborough by Historical Town Maps
Publication Date: 2001
This map originally published by the defunct HistoricalTownMaps.com. It was originally made for gift shops, but still can be helpful in researching local history. It depicts the two towns in 1875, as well as the names and locations of the known land owners in that year. Historically, Boxborough was a part of Littleton, Stow, and Harvard.
Ayer Quadrangle; Westford Quadrangle by US Geological Survey
Publication Date: 1950
This topographical map shows Littleton and the surrounding towns of Westford and Ayer. It depicts roads and geographical landmarks. It helps to show the interconnected geography of towns, and may help researchers derive facts such as fresh water sources.
Atlas of Massachusetts by Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Call Number: HHR 974.4 M414
Publication Date: 1988
Prepared by the Massachusetts Division of Environmental Management. It was created to provide a convenient desk reference for those interested in researching topographical landmarks.
Massachusetts Gazetteer by American Historical Publications
Call Number: HHR 910.3 Mas
Publication Date: 1985
This resource is a historical dictionary of places. It’s aims to provide detailed information relating to Massachusetts and its people, and is organized by town.