Burial Project has a new historic map overlay
The BCGS Burial Project has been displaying its progress with an interactive map. Just for fun, we have added a page showing a Google Earth map with a historic overlay.
The Google Earth Plugin will work on most Microsoft Windows and Apple Macs. It is not yet available for Pads and Tablets.
The Burial Project is not complete. You may see our progress at: https://www.BaltimoreGenealogySociety.org/BCGShome/projects/bcgs-burial-project/
The David Rumsey Collection
The map image is from The David Rumsey Map Collection which “was started over 25 years ago and contains more than 150,000 maps. The collection focuses on rare 18th and 19th century maps of North and South America, although it also has maps of the World, Asia, Africa, Europe, and Oceania. The collection includes atlases, wall maps, globes, school geographies, pocket maps, books of exploration, maritime charts, and a variety of cartographic materials including pocket, wall, children’s, and manuscript maps. Items range in date from about 1700 to 1950s.
Digitization of the collection began in 1996 and there are now over 51,000 items online, with new additions added regularly. The site is free and open to the public…” Read More at: http://www.davidrumsey.com/about