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Nervous SLF
21st Nov 2013, 19:24
try these four websites to find free maps of the places your ancestors lived.

David Rumsey Historical Map Collection (http://blog.familytreemagazine.com/insider/ct.ashx?id=2e924d26-e775-4bbc-9198-43b0ac0e48a6&url=http%3a%2f%2fwww.davidrumsey.com%2f): The maps and other cartographic images here focus on rare 18th- and 19th-century North American and South American materials. You can view maps, compare them side-by-side and download hi-resolution files.

Hargrett Library Rare Map Collection (http://blog.familytreemagazine.com/insider/ct.ashx?id=2e924d26-e775-4bbc-9198-43b0ac0e48a6&url=http%3a%2f%2fwww.libs.uga.edu%2fdarchive%2fhargrett%2fma ps%2fmaps.html): This University of Georgia site features maps depicting the New World, Colonial and Revolutionary America, Revolutionary Georgia, Union & Expansion, the American Civil War, Frontier to New South, Savannah and the Coast and Transportation.

Library of Congress Map Collection (http://blog.familytreemagazine.com/insider/ct.ashx?id=2e924d26-e775-4bbc-9198-43b0ac0e48a6&url=http%3a%2f%2fwww.loc.gov%2fmaps%2f%3fq%3d): You'll find historical maps galore, and almost all can be downloaded.

Perry-Castaņeda Library Map Collection (http://blog.familytreemagazine.com/insider/ct.ashx?id=2e924d26-e775-4bbc-9198-43b0ac0e48a6&url=http%3a%2f%2fwww.lib.utexas.edu%2fmaps): The collection includes both historical and present-day maps of the Americas and the world. Click on US to go to a page of links for each state.

23rd Nov 2013, 14:46
For maps of Scotland

Map images - National Library of Scotland (http://maps.nls.uk/index.html)

23rd Nov 2013, 16:52
Lovely maps of the UK here (http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~genmaps/).