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Our Travel Tuesday Feature Map: Discover Cuba

24 Nov
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  This Caribbean Island nation sits between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, and is 150km south of Key West, Florida. In its historic, artistic, cultural, and geographic context, Cuba is a vibrant and fascinating place with attractions that defines the identity of Cuba and its people. Its landscape features scattered rugged mountain […]

Discovery Map Series: Expedition Through The Rocky Mountains 1842

22 Nov
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Called the “Pathfinder,” John Charles Fremont was a skilled surveyor, mathematician and explorer who ventured on important expeditions deep into the American West. His work “Map of an Exploring Expedition to the Rocky Mountains in the Year 1842 and to Oregon & North California in the Years, 1843-44” was a seminal one, published in 1845 in a […]

Weekly Map Giveaway Winner!

21 Nov

Sign up for our weekly map give-away here! This week’s mystery winner is… accb.offmanager@ If your email address starts with “accb.offmanager” please email me at: lisa@greatriverarts.com to claim your free map! The entire email address has been omitted for your privacy. The name on this page is changed weekly, and chosen with random.org. Thank you […]

Discovery Map Series: North and South Hutchinson Island

15 Nov
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Hutchinson Island is known for its beautiful, pristine, sandy beaches, nature preserves and parks. The long, thin island stretches for 23 miles and is over a mile wide at various points. It is situated roughly Northwest to Southeast and bounded by the Atlantic Ocean on the east, and the Indian River on the west, the […]

Travel Map Feature: Beaufort and the Sea Islands, South Carolina

10 Nov
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Discovered by Spanish Captain Pedro de Salaza in 1514, Beaufort is the second oldest city in South Carolina, behind Charleston, and is situated in the heart of the Sea Islands and South Carolina Lowcountry, on Port Royal Island. It was chartered by the British in 1711, and is known for its scenic location and for preserving a […]

Annual Complementary gift from Great River Arts!

06 Nov
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‘Tis the season for Pumpkin Spice EVERYTHING! And our annual one-for-you-and-one-for-them sale!  Doesn’t sepia make you think of Pumpkin Spice? ‘Tis the season for Pumpkin Spice EVERYTHING! This is one pumpkin spice that will not add any unwanted pounds and will last for years on your wall. All of November and December we offer one […]

Travel Map Feature: 269-San Juan Island, Salish Sea

03 Nov
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Forget about a tropical retreat for a moment and think of a panoramic valley, dotted with cows, vineyards, iconic lighthouses, whale watching in the distance, and lush forest. San Juan Island is one of four islands, and the second-largest of the San Juan Archipelago, located in the northwest region of the contiguous United States between the […]

Discovery Map Series: 208 Custom map of Hawaii Waterfalls, Beaches, and Natural Lands

01 Nov
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Hawaii Waterfalls, Beaches, and Natural Lands Out in the middle of the Pacific Ocean lies Hawaii, home to one of the world’s most active volcanoes and the tallest sea mountain in the world. This chain of islands is roughly 2000 miles  (3200 kilometers) from the coast of the Continental United States. Hawaii is made up of […]