Tag: Maps

Map of the Day

From BigThink.com: The real reason why this particular iconic representation of America’s national bird never caught on, is in the tailfeathers – shaped to follow a border no longer in existence by… Read More»

Map of the Day

From the Library of Congress, via the Virginia Historical Society, comes this map by Robert Knox Sneden of a skirmish in South Carolina on December 9, 1864: This map …… Read More»

Map of the Day

From the National Archives: This map shows the proposed Pacific Telegraph from San Francisco to Moscow. It was submitted to the Committee on Commerce with a petition for a survey… Read More»