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Local History from Home – Sanborn Maps

Sanborn fire insurance maps are large-scale detailed property maps that include building outlines and  property boundaries. You can use Sanborn maps to locate homes, churches, schools, and businesses, and learn the history of a street or neighborhood.  Along with other … Continue reading

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The “Best Atlas in the World”

  Earth. Sydney : Millennium House, 2008. 1 atlas (576 p.) : col. ill. (8 folded), col. maps ; 61 cm. Foreword by David Bellamy ; chief consultant, Charles F. Gritzner .  No. 338/2000.  RBR G1021 .E2 2008 This limited … Continue reading

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Maps Maps Maps!

The Grosvenor Room houses maps and atlases that are used by local history researchers and genealogists, but these are just a small portion of the Central Library’s incredible collection of over 70,000  local, regional, state, national, and international maps.  For more information … Continue reading

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