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The Benson Collection owned by Benson Memorial Library has unique atlases and maps that can assist you with your local history or genealogy research.

     The Benson Collection includes:

  • Atlas of the Oil Region (1865)
  • Combination of Atlas/Map of Crawford County (1876)
  • Cornplanter's Kingdom: a field map of Allegheny National Forest (1970)
  • Crawford County, Pa. street index map: eastern county boroughs and lake regions and cities
  • Erie topography and municipal planning maps
  • Geological survey map of Pennsylvania and New Jersey
  • God's country: Pennsylvania's last frontier
  • Hunting and fishing map of Forest County Pennsylvania and adjoining areas
  • Map of Broomall Pennsylvania (1961)
  • Map of Crawford County (1973)
  • Map of city of Titusville, Pennsylvania
  • Map of Venango County 
  • Pennsylvania, Titusville Quadrangle: topographic and geologic survey (1933)
  • Seven county map set: Crawford, Mercer, Erie, Lawrence, Forest, Warren, and Venango
  • Titusville Sanborn Maps ranging from 1887 to 1912
  • Traffic and legislative route map Lawrence County: map no.3-37
  • Venango County, Pennsylvania map
  • Zoning district map: City of Titusville, Crawford County, Pennsylvania

For assistance locating maps available at Benson Memorial Library, please contact: Jessica Hilburn, jessica.hilburn@ccfls.org

The Drake Well Museum has the following atlases/maps:

  • Crawford Co. (1876)
  • Erie (1865)
  • Oil Region (1865)
  • Warren (1876)

Drake Well Museum has over 3500 maps documenting the Pennsylvania Oil Fields, of which over 100 are of Titusville. Most of the maps show oil and gas wells, property owners' names and more. There are also railroad and geological maps.  For assistance with atlases/maps at Drake Well, contact Sue Beates, Email:

Titusville Historical Society:

Titusville Historical Society has a large number of 19th and 20th-century uncatalogued maps from Crawford and Venango Counties, as well as published atlases, cit of Titusville maps, and the blueprint right-of-way map for the City of Titusville.   If you are seeking a particular map, please contact the Society at titusvillehistoricalsociety@gmail.com.