Approved By L. Warrington, Chief of the Bureau of Ordn. & Hydrogy
Plan of the Grounds of the U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, Md.
Department of the Navy
Map of the layout for the then new Naval Academy showing both existing and proposed buildings. Map size - 8"x5". Leaf size - 9"x 6". "Through the efforts of the Secretary of the Navy George Bancroft, the Naval School was established without Congressional funding, at a 10-acre Army post named Fort Severn in Annapolis, Maryland, on October 10, 1845. . . . In 1850 the Naval School became the United States Naval Academy."- USNA. Left margin is a little narrow. Clean with some light toning. One vertical fold.