Historical Archive

  • Scott's great snake Civil War Map: Scott's Great Snake (1861) Date: 1861 Author: J B Elliott Dwnld: Full Size (4.93mb) Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of the U.S. Civil War that you might want to check out. Here's a fairly famous Civil War-era map that pops up in textbooks...

    Civil War Map: Scott’s Great Snake (1861)

    Scott's great snake Civil War Map: Scott's Great Snake (1861) Date: 1861 Author: J B Elliott Dwnld: Full Size (4.93mb) Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of the U.S. Civil War that you might want to check out. Here's a fairly famous Civil War-era map that pops up in textbooks...
  • USGS High-resolution airphoto of St Louis in 1968 USGS North St Louis airphoto (1968) Date: 1968 Author: USGS Dwnld: Full Size (15.97mb) Source: USGS pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of St Louis that you might want to check out. Forty years ago today, on March 16th, 1972, building A–16 in the notorious Pruitt-Igoe public housing complex was imploded with dynamite. Great significance...

    USGS North St Louis airphoto (1968)

    USGS High-resolution airphoto of St Louis in 1968 USGS North St Louis airphoto (1968) Date: 1968 Author: USGS Dwnld: Full Size (15.97mb) Source: USGS pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of St Louis that you might want to check out. Forty years ago today, on March 16th, 1972, building A–16 in the notorious Pruitt-Igoe public housing complex was imploded with dynamite. Great significance...
  • Lloyd's New Political Chart, 1861 Lloyd's New Political Chart, 1861 Date: 1861 Author: H H Lloyd Dwnld: Full Size (17.38mb) Source: Rumsey Map Collection Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other educational charts that you might want to check out. Lot of info to parse, here, for any interested party. I don't have time to read...

    Lloyd’s New Political Chart (1861)

    Lloyd's New Political Chart, 1861 Lloyd's New Political Chart, 1861 Date: 1861 Author: H H Lloyd Dwnld: Full Size (17.38mb) Source: Rumsey Map Collection Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other educational charts that you might want to check out. Lot of info to parse, here, for any interested party. I don't have time to read...
  • Map of George Washington's land at Mount Vernon Map of George Washington's land at Mount Vernon (1859) Date: 1859 Author: W Gillingham Dwnld: Full Size (9.15mb) Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of Virginia that you might want to check out. Here's a map of the grounds of George Washington's...

    Happy Birthday, Washington. Mount Vernon (1859)

    Map of George Washington's land at Mount Vernon Map of George Washington's land at Mount Vernon (1859) Date: 1859 Author: W Gillingham Dwnld: Full Size (9.15mb) Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of Virginia that you might want to check out. Here's a map of the grounds of George Washington's...
  • Map of the action at Drainsville, Va., December 20th 1861 Civil War Map of Dranesville, Virginia (1861) Date: 1861 Author: H H Strickler Dwnld: Full Size (2.64mb) Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of the U.S. Civil War that you might want to check out. In honor of the battle's...

    Civil War Map of Dranesville, Virginia (1861)

    Map of the action at Drainsville, Va., December 20th 1861 Civil War Map of Dranesville, Virginia (1861) Date: 1861 Author: H H Strickler Dwnld: Full Size (2.64mb) Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of the U.S. Civil War that you might want to check out. In honor of the battle's...
  • Boston and environs Boston and Environs by Walker (1905) Date: 1905 Author: Walker Dwnld: Full Size (9.28mb) Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of Boston that you might want to check out. In honor of the 238th anniversary of the Boston Tea Party, I bring you this beautiful 1905 birdseye...

    Anniv of Boston Tea Party, Boston Harbor (1905)

    Boston and environs Boston and Environs by Walker (1905) Date: 1905 Author: Walker Dwnld: Full Size (9.28mb) Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of Boston that you might want to check out. In honor of the 238th anniversary of the Boston Tea Party, I bring you this beautiful 1905 birdseye...
  • Ribbon Map of the Father of Waters Ribbon Map of the Father of Waters; the Mississippi River in 1866 Date: 1866 Author: Coloney and Fairchild Dwnld: Full Size (10.99mb) Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of the Mississippi River that you might want to check out. Of the many "Ribbon...

    Ribbon Map of the Mississippi River (1866)

    Ribbon Map of the Father of Waters Ribbon Map of the Father of Waters; the Mississippi River in 1866 Date: 1866 Author: Coloney and Fairchild Dwnld: Full Size (10.99mb) Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of the Mississippi River that you might want to check out. Of the many "Ribbon...
  • Historical map American Expeditionary Force WWI Map of the American Expeditionary Force (1932) Date: 1932 Author: Ezra C Stiles Dwnld: Full Size (11.39mb) Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other military maps that you might want to check out. Tomorrow is Armistice Day -- the 94th anniversary of the end of World...

    WWI Map of the American Expeditionary Force (1932)

    Historical map American Expeditionary Force WWI Map of the American Expeditionary Force (1932) Date: 1932 Author: Ezra C Stiles Dwnld: Full Size (11.39mb) Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other military maps that you might want to check out. Tomorrow is Armistice Day -- the 94th anniversary of the end of World...
  • New weldt oder Inseln, so hinder Hispanien gegen Orient bey dem land India ligen Munster's Map of the New World (1550) Date: 1550 Author: Sebastian Munster Dwnld: Full Size (2.96mb) Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of the Holy Land that you might want to check out. Great 16th-Century map...

    Munster’s Map of the New World (1550)

    New weldt oder Inseln, so hinder Hispanien gegen Orient bey dem land India ligen Munster's Map of the New World (1550) Date: 1550 Author: Sebastian Munster Dwnld: Full Size (2.96mb) Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of the Holy Land that you might want to check out. Great 16th-Century map...
  • Puerto Rico, Bahía de San Juan Commemorative Map of Christopher Columbus in Puerto Rico (1992) Date: 1992 Author: US Coast Survey Dwnld: Full Size (9.28mb) Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of exploration that you might want to check out. Tomorrow is Columbus Day so here's a Columbus map. Not...

    Christopher Columbus Commemorative Map (1992)

    Puerto Rico, Bahía de San Juan Commemorative Map of Christopher Columbus in Puerto Rico (1992) Date: 1992 Author: US Coast Survey Dwnld: Full Size (9.28mb) Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of exploration that you might want to check out. Tomorrow is Columbus Day so here's a Columbus map. Not...
  • World's fair, St. Louis, 1904: ground plan Louisiana Purchase Exposition Map of the 1904 World's Fair in Forest Park, St Louis Date: 1904 Author: John Carson Dwnld: Full Size (11.67mb) Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of World's Fairs that you might want to check out. This has exactly jack-shit...

    Cardinals just won the NLDS (1904 World’s Fair)

    World's fair, St. Louis, 1904: ground plan Louisiana Purchase Exposition Map of the 1904 World's Fair in Forest Park, St Louis Date: 1904 Author: John Carson Dwnld: Full Size (11.67mb) Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of World's Fairs that you might want to check out. This has exactly jack-shit...
  • Siège de Savannah fait par les troupes françoises aux ordres du général d'Estaing vice-amiral de France Map of the Siege of Savannah (1779) Date: 1779 Author: Pierre Ozanne Dwnld: Full Size (2.66mb) Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of Georgia that you might want to check out. In honor of...

    Anniversary of the Siege of Savannah (1779)

    Siège de Savannah fait par les troupes françoises aux ordres du général d'Estaing vice-amiral de France Map of the Siege of Savannah (1779) Date: 1779 Author: Pierre Ozanne Dwnld: Full Size (2.66mb) Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of Georgia that you might want to check out. In honor of...
  • Territory Annexed to the City of Los Angeles, California, 1781-1916 L.A., Annexed Terr. Date: 1916 Author: J.R. Prince Dwnld: Full Size (10mb) Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other California maps that you might want to check out. I'm excited to be heading out to Los Angeles[gmap] tomorrow to show our film at the Los Angeles...

    Territory Annexed to Los Angeles, 1781-1916

    Territory Annexed to the City of Los Angeles, California, 1781-1916 L.A., Annexed Terr. Date: 1916 Author: J.R. Prince Dwnld: Full Size (10mb) Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other California maps that you might want to check out. I'm excited to be heading out to Los Angeles[gmap] tomorrow to show our film at the Los Angeles...
  • A. Ruger's Birdseye map of Hannibal, Missouri in 1869. Birdseye view of Hannibal, Missouri Date: 1869 Author: A. Ruger Dwnld: Full Size (9.8mb) Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other Missouri maps that you might want to check out. Hannibal, Missouri [gmap], boyhood home of Mark Twain, and by extension, many of his characters from his books...

    Mark Twain’s boyhood home, Hannibal, MO (1869)

    A. Ruger's Birdseye map of Hannibal, Missouri in 1869. Birdseye view of Hannibal, Missouri Date: 1869 Author: A. Ruger Dwnld: Full Size (9.8mb) Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other Missouri maps that you might want to check out. Hannibal, Missouri [gmap], boyhood home of Mark Twain, and by extension, many of his characters from his books...
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