Where did our Hunter ancestors live?

Tools for Working with Maps & Land Records:



HistoryPin – upload your own photos to show how it used to look

WhatWasThere- upload photos to show how a building or street used to look

United States Map Resources:

American Panorama – an interactive historical map website that is adding new statistical maps in on-going projects.

Atlas of Historical County Boundaries

Atlas of the Historical Geography of the United States

Bureau of Land Management Land Office Records – free, searchable database of land records beginning in 1820

USGS Maps, Imagery and Publications

Sites with information on U.S. migratory roads and trails:

Cyndi’s List – Migration Routes, Roads and Trails

FamilySearch Wiki – U.S. Migration Trails and Road

Sites that have large collections covering multiple, if not all, states:

Historic Aerials

Historical Topographic Maps

Library of Congress

OldMapsOnline – Here they have historical maps around the world

USGS Historical Topographic Map Explorer

U.S. State Collections:

Pennsylvania – Historic Pittsburgh

Library of Virginia – including Civil War maps

Canadian Map Resources:

Library and Archives Canada

In Search of Your Canadian Past: The Canadian County Atlas Digital Project

European Map Resources:

British Library

World Map Resources:

Brigham Young University Library – Maps, Atlases and Gazetteers: Maps and Atlases Online

David Rumsey Map Collection

FamilySearch Wki – Maps

Wikimedia Commons – Old Maps of Cities

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