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Maps at MNHS: Online Resources

A guide to accessing maps and other geospatial resources at MNHS.

Online Map Resources

Minnesota Digital Library Minnesota Reflections: A collection of digitized maps from the Minnesota Historical Society and other collections.

David Rumsey Map CollectionThe David Rumsey map database has over 44,000 maps and images online. The collection focuses on rare 18th and 19th century North American and South American maps and other cartographic materials.

MN Place Names: A searchable website that provides names and historical backgrounds of Minnesota villages, cities, townships, islands, bodies of water, and counties. (Currently Unavailable)


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