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  • The Battle of the Bulge -                        World War II Military Situation Maps

    The Battle of the Bulge - World War II...

    A timeline of the Battle of the Bulge told through the daily situation maps made for the US Military VIII Corps. December 16, 1944 - In a quick glance at the situation ...

    • Original Format: Maps - Web Pages
    • Date: 1944
  • The 1562 Map of America -                        Discovery and Exploration

    The 1562 Map of America - Discovery an...

    Created by Diego Gutiérrez The late fifteenth-century landfall by Christopher Columbus on the island of Guanahani, in the Bahamas, forced open the gates to a whole new world for the Spanish and ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress Geography and Map Division
    • Original Format: Maps - Web Pages
  • Maps of Liberia, 1830-1870

    Maps of Liberia, 1830-1870

    This collection of Liberia maps includes twenty examples from the American Colonization Society (ACS), organized in 1817 to resettle free black Americans in West Africa. These maps show early settlements in Liberia, ...

    • Original Format: Maps - Web Pages
    • Date: 1830
  • Railroad Maps, 1828-1900

    Railroad Maps, 1828-1900

    The Railroad maps represent an important historical record, illustrating the growth of travel and settlement as well as the development of industry and agriculture in the United States. They depict the development ...

    • Original Format: Maps - Web Pages
    • Date: 1828
  • Military Battles and Campaigns

    Military Battles and Campaigns

    This category contains maps showing campaigns of major military conflicts including troop movements, defensive structures and groundworks, roads to and from sites of military engagements, campsites, and local buildings, topography and vegetation. ...

    • Original Format: Maps - Web Pages
  • Brief History of the National Parks -                        Mapping the National Parks

    Brief History of the National Parks - ...

    Many of America's most scenic and historic places have been set aside for the use of the public as national parks. "National Parks are spacious land . . . areas essentially in ...

    • Original Format: Maps - Web Pages
    • Date: 1999-06-02
  • Interactive Timeline -                        World War II Military Situation Maps

    Interactive Timeline - World War II Mi...

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    • Original Format: Maps - Web Pages
    • Date: 1944
  • Civil War Maps

    Civil War Maps

    Civil War Maps brings together materials from three premier collections: the Library of Congress Geography and Map Division, the Virginia Historical Society, and the Library of Virginia. Among the reconnaissance, sketch, and ...

    • Original Format: Web Pages - Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • The Exploration and Legacy of the Louisiana Territory -                        Louisiana: European Explorations and the Louisiana Purchase

    The Exploration and Legacy of the Louisiana Territory - ...

    Loc.gov Congress.gov Copyright.gov Menu ☰ Discover Catalogs & Finding Aids Search the Library's catalog records. Formats Audio Recordings Books Films, Videos Legislation Manuscripts/Mixed Material Maps Notated Music Newspapers Periodicals Personal Narratives Photos, ...

    • Original Format: Maps - Web Pages
    • Date: 1783
  • Cities and Towns

    Cities and Towns

    The Cities and Towns category includes maps that depict individual buildings to panoramic views of large urban areas. These maps record the evolution of cities illustrating the development and nature of economic ...

    • Original Format: Maps - Web Pages
  • Maps of Arcadia National Park -                        Mapping the National Parks

    Maps of Arcadia National Park - Mappin...

    Early European Maps | British Maps | Nineteenth Century Nautical Charts | Mount Desert Island | USGS Maps | National Park Service Maps of Acadia Map of the Discovery of the East ...

    • Original Format: Maps - Web Pages
    • Date: 1607
  • Sanborn Time Series -                        Sanborn Maps

    Sanborn Time Series - Sanborn Maps

    Fire insurance maps are valuable to much historic research because they often provide evidence of change over time. Specific changes in an individual site such as when a building was expanded or ...

    • Original Format: Web Pages - Maps
  • Panoramic Mapping -                        Panoramic Maps

    Panoramic Mapping - Panoramic Maps

    The tradition of perspective mapping flowered in Europe in the late sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries. Mathias Merian, George Braun, Franz Hogenberg, and others produced perspective maps of European cities. These early ...

    • Original Format: Maps - Web Pages
    • Date: 1872
  • Mapping the National Parks

    Mapping the National Parks

    The Mapping the National Parks collection documents the history, cultural aspects and geological formations of areas that eventually became National Parks. The collection consists of approximately 200 maps dating from the 17th ...

    • Original Format: Maps - Web Pages
    • Date: 1999-06-02
  • American Revolution and Its Era: Maps and Charts of North America and the West Indies, 1750-1789

    American Revolution and Its Era: Maps and Charts of North Ame...

    The American Revolution and Its Era: Maps and Charts of North America and the West Indies, 1750-1789 represents an important historical record of the mapping of North America and the Caribbean. Most ...

    • Original Format: Maps - Web Pages
    • Date: 1750
  • Hotchkiss Map Collection

    Hotchkiss Map Collection

    The Hotchkiss Map Collection contains cartographic items made by Major Jedediah Hotchkiss (1828-1899), a topographic engineer in the Confederate Army. Hotchkiss made detailed battle maps primarily of the Shenandoah Valley, some of ...

    • Original Format: Maps - Web Pages
    • Date: 1828
  • Maps of Great Smoky Mountains National Park -                        Mapping the National Parks

    Maps of Great Smoky Mountains National Park - ...

    Early European Maps | American Maps and Map Makers | Exploration and Geological Mapping | Environmental Maps | Early USGS Maps | USGS and the TVA -- Topographic Quadrangle Maps | National ...

    • Original Format: Web Pages - Maps
    • Date: 1540
  • History of Mapping the Civil War -                        Civil War Maps

    History of Mapping the Civil War - Civ...

    War, like necessity, has been called the mother of invention. The same might be said of cartography, for with every war there is a great rush to produce maps to aid in ...

    • Original Format: Maps - Web Pages
    • Date: 1861
  • The Cartographic Setting -                        Louisiana: European Explorations and the Louisiana Purchase

    The Cartographic Setting - Louisiana: ...

    Loc.gov Congress.gov Copyright.gov Menu ☰ Discover Catalogs & Finding Aids Search the Library's catalog records. Formats Audio Recordings Books Films, Videos Legislation Manuscripts/Mixed Material Maps Notated Music Newspapers Periodicals Personal Narratives Photos, ...

    • Original Format: Maps - Web Pages
    • Date: 1650
  • Yellowstone the First National Park -                        Mapping the National Parks

    Yellowstone the First National Park - ...

    Among those who played key roles in establishing Yellowstone as the Nation's first national park was Ferdinand Vandiveer Hayden. His accomplishments in 1871-72 were the high point of a long and distinguished ...

    • Original Format: Maps - Web Pages
    • Date: 1869
  • Louisiana As A Spanish Colony -                        Louisiana: European Explorations and the Louisiana Purchase

    Louisiana As A Spanish Colony - Louisi...

    Loc.gov Congress.gov Copyright.gov Menu ☰ Discover Catalogs & Finding Aids Search the Library's catalog records. Formats Audio Recordings Books Films, Videos Legislation Manuscripts/Mixed Material Maps Notated Music Newspapers Periodicals Personal Narratives Photos, ...

    • Original Format: Maps - Web Pages
    • Date: 1762
  • World War II Military Situation Maps

    World War II Military Situation Maps

    The World War II Military Situation Maps contains maps showing troop positions beginning on June 6, 1944 to July 26, 1945. Starting with the D-Day Invasion, the maps give daily details on ...

    • Original Format: Maps - Web Pages
    • Date: 1944
  • Maps of Grand Canyon National Park -                        Mapping the National Parks

    Maps of Grand Canyon National Park - M...

    Early European Maps | Old Southwest | Post-Civil War Maps | The Tertiary History | Maps Produced Before 1920 | U.S. Government Maps Detail of [Theodore Roosevelt, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front], [1904], ...

    • Original Format: Maps - Web Pages
    • Date: 1999-06-02
  • Rochambeau Map Collection

    Rochambeau Map Collection

    The Rochambeau Map Collection contains cartographic items used by Jean Baptiste Donatien de Vimeur, comte de Rochambeau (1725-1807), when he was commander in chief of the French expeditionary army (1780-82) during the ...

    • Original Format: Maps - Web Pages
    • Date: 1725
  • Mapping the American Revolution and Its Era -                        American Revolution and Its Era: Maps and Charts of North America and the West Indies, 1750-1789

    Mapping the American Revolution and Its Era - ...

    Loc.gov Congress.gov Copyright.gov Menu ☰ Discover Catalogs & Finding Aids Search the Library's catalog records. Formats Audio Recordings Books Films, Videos Legislation Manuscripts/Mixed Material Maps Notated Music Newspapers Periodicals Personal Narratives Photos, ...

    • Original Format: Maps - Web Pages
    • Date: 1750
  • Panoramic Maps

    Panoramic Maps

    The panoramic map was a popular cartographic form used to depict U.S. and Canadian cities and towns during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Known also as bird's-eye views, perspective maps, ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress. Geography and Map Division
    • Original Format: Maps - Web Pages
    • Date: 1847
  • Sanborn Maps

    Sanborn Maps

    The Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps Online Checklist provides a searchable database of the fire insurance maps published by the Sanborn Map Company housed in the collections of the Geography and Map Division.

    • Contributor: Sanborn (Firm)
    • Original Format: Web Pages - Maps
    • Date: 1867
  • American Revolution and Its Era: Maps and Charts of North America and the West Indies, 1750-1789

    American Revolution and Its Era: Maps and Charts of North Ame...

    The American Revolution and Its Era: Maps and Charts of North America and the West Indies, 1750-1789 represents an important historical record of the mapping of North America and the Caribbean. Most ...

    • Original Format: Maps - Web Pages
    • Date: 1750
  • Sanborn Samplers -                        Sanborn Maps

    Sanborn Samplers - Sanborn Maps

    To illustrate the value of fire insurance maps for historical research, maps of a number of locations around the country are reproduced here and presented with a brief history of the site ...

    • Original Format: Web Pages - Maps
  • The Louisiana Purchase -                        Louisiana: European Explorations and the Louisiana Purchase

    The Louisiana Purchase - Louisiana: Eu...

    Loc.gov Congress.gov Copyright.gov Menu ☰ Discover Catalogs & Finding Aids Search the Library's catalog records. Formats Audio Recordings Books Films, Videos Legislation Manuscripts/Mixed Material Maps Notated Music Newspapers Periodicals Personal Narratives Photos, ...

    • Original Format: Maps - Web Pages
    • Date: 1800
  • The Hotchkiss Collection of Confederate Maps -                        Hotchkiss Map Collection

    The Hotchkiss Collection of Confederate Maps - ...

    by Clara LeGear Jedediah Hotchkiss was born at Windsor, Broome County, N. Y., November 30, 1828. He was graduated from the Windsor Academy and early showed great interest in botany and in ...

    • Original Format: Maps - Web Pages
    • Date: 1828
  • Louisiana As A French Colony -                        Louisiana: European Explorations and the Louisiana Purchase

    Louisiana As A French Colony - Louisia...

    Loc.gov Congress.gov Copyright.gov Menu ☰ Discover Catalogs & Finding Aids Search the Library's catalog records. Formats Audio Recordings Books Films, Videos Legislation Manuscripts/Mixed Material Maps Notated Music Newspapers Periodicals Personal Narratives Photos, ...

    • Original Format: Maps - Web Pages
    • Date: 1701
  • Louisiana: European Explorations and the Louisiana Purchase

    Louisiana: European Explorations and the Louisiana Purchase

    This presentation focuses on the various documents—from maps to newspapers to cultural artifact—that help to describe the region of North America that stretched from as far east as Alabama into what is ...

    • Original Format: Web Pages - Maps
    • Date: 2007-08-13
  • Panoramic Artists and Publishers -                        Panoramic Maps

    Panoramic Artists and Publishers - Pan...

    The Library of Congress, Geography and Map Division holds panoramic maps done by Albert Ruger, Thaddeus Mortimer Fowler, Lucien R. Burleigh, Henry Wellge, and Oakley H. Bailey who were among the most ...

    • Original Format: Maps - Web Pages
    • Date: 1829
  • General Atlases -                        General Maps

    General Atlases - General Maps

    Abraham Ortelius: Theatrvm orbis terrarvm. An important part of the Geography and Map Division holdings is its atlas collection, consisting of more than fifty-three thousand atlases. One of the most valuable components ...

    • Original Format: Web Pages - Maps
    • Date: 1527
  • History of Liberia -                        Maps of Liberia, 1830-1870

    History of Liberia - Maps of Liberia, ...

    History Of Liberia: A Time Line After the struggle for liberty in the American Revolution, free and enslaved African Americans faced continued hardship and inequality. A number of white Americans, for a ...

    • Original Format: Maps - Web Pages
    • Date: 1815
  • General Maps

    General Maps

    This category includes maps that typically portray the physical environment and a variety of cultural elements for a geographic area at a particular point in time. The maps in this category show ...

    • Original Format: Web Pages - Maps
  • A Question of Boundaries -                        Louisiana: European Explorations and the Louisiana Purchase

    A Question of Boundaries - Louisiana: ...

    Loc.gov Congress.gov Copyright.gov Menu ☰ Discover Catalogs & Finding Aids Search the Library's catalog records. Formats Audio Recordings Books Films, Videos Legislation Manuscripts/Mixed Material Maps Notated Music Newspapers Periodicals Personal Narratives Photos, ...

    • Original Format: Maps - Web Pages
    • Date: 1803
  • Introduction to the Collection -                        Sanborn Maps

    Introduction to the Collection - Sanbo...

    (This article was published within the Library's publication, Fire Insurance Maps: in the Library of Congress) Key for interpreting Sanborn fire insurance maps The Sanborn map collection consists of a uniform series ...

    • Original Format: Web Pages - Maps