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Maps and Mapping: Historical Maps

An overview of resources for finding and using maps.

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Role of Historical Maps

Historical maps are an important tool for historians and other researchers to assess changes occurring over time.  Original maps also provide a window into how an era viewed the world it lived in.  The sources listed below provide access to images of originals and also to modern maps depicting historical events.

Historical Maps Web Sites

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