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Other then adding a splash of color to a web page, maps provide the researcher valuable clues to historic why’s. Here at AccessGenealogy we believe early maps play a valuable role in identifying the location and names of Indian villages and towns. While not always accurate as to the actual placement of villages (especially the early American ones), maps do shed light on the tribal affiliations, the identification of the tribe by various government entities (mainly French, Spanish and British), and approximate locations.
Historical Maps of the United States
- 1640 Virginiae et Floridae Map
- 1718 de L’Isle Map
- 1755 Mitchell Map
- 1779 Map of Georgia
- Alabama Land Cessions Map
- De Bry’s Map of 1561
- Northern Alabama Land Cessions Map
- Sewall’s Map of Minnesota, 1857