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Historical Maps

Historical MapA collection vintage Illinois maps.


Historical Maps

  • Historical State Maps - Early 1800's maps, proposed travel routes etc.
    • 1818 Map of Illinois - Constructed from the surveys in the General Land Office and other documents by John Melish.
    • 1833 Map of Illinois - Illinois map with proposed canals, roads and distances.  Also included are stage and steamboat routes.
  • Territorial and Multi-State Maps - Maps of the Midwest including Iowa, Illinois and Missouri.
    • 1778 Territorial Map - Provides extensive information about rivers, lakes, terrain etc.  The map also provides some wildlife information such as the location of herds of buffalo.
  • Illinois Railroad Maps - Railroad routes in Illinois.
  • River Maps - Early 1800's map showing information about river passages and the land surrounding the Mississippi.
  • Past Illinois DOT Maps - The history of Illinois DOT maps.  Vintage DOT map covers and more.
  • Historical and Vintage Map Links