This great old map shows the plan for Towson should it be selected as the Baltimore County seat by voters in 1853.

Map dated Dec. 14, 1853 which shows proposed lots for a courthouse, jail and alms house in Towson Town, Md., if it is chosen as the county seat of Baltimore County by the voters. Also provided are the names of individuals who would offer up the land.
Map dated Dec. 14, 1853 which shows proposed lots for a courthouse, jail and alms house in Towson Town, Md., if it is chosen as the county seat of Baltimore County by the voters. Also provided are the names of individuals who would offer up the land. Source: Duke University