The Archives of Michigan has just published digitized copies of the original survey of Michigan’s township parcels.

1819 survey map of Lima Township - via

To view the maps, visit and choose the Advanced Search option (the green button in the upper right corner). Uncheck the box labeled “Death Records, 1897-1920” and check the box labeled “GLO Plat Maps.” Type the township name in the search box, and you’re good to go!