Search Historical Maps in Newspapers 1758 - 1999

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Historic Maps Found in Newspapers:

  • Land and Property Maps

  • Military & Battle Maps

  • Cemetery & Burial Maps

  • Full Color World Maps

  • Old Maps of Continents & Countries

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Explore Your Ancestors' Lives, American History & the Old World with Historical Maps

You can find a wealth of information about your ancestry and American history researching historical maps. Old maps in newspapers are a key genealogical resource to explore your immigrant ancestor's country or countries of origin. Trace your ancestor's emigration to America with migration maps of routes, trails and roads.

Locate your ancestor's old residence to discover nearby schools, cemeteries and churches with old land and property maps. Historic maps of old local townships and U.S. cities can provide you with clues that will lead to additional resources to help branch out your family tree.

Explore your veteran ancestors' lives with military maps of famous battles that forever changed American history. Find war maps of the most legendary American battles from the Revolutionary War, the Civil War, WWI, WWII and more.

Discover the old world with colorful and detailed historical world maps that illustrate continental and country boundaries. Learn more about your immigrant ancestors overseas homelands and see how political boundaries around the globe have changed over the course of time. These digitized historical maps are also printable so they can be kept as family artifacts!

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