Discovery Map Series: North and South Hutchinson Island

15 Nov

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

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
pumpkin spice

‘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

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

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 […]

Tuesday Map Feature: Spirit Lake And Lake Okoboji, Iowa Lake Art- The Great Lakes Of Iowa

27 Oct
spirit lake

  There’s more to a lake than it simply being a body of water. Many lakes have helped to shape the vibrant history and culture of certain regions. Lakes provides environmental benefits, influence quality of life, strengthen economies through tourism, provide amazing opportunities for recreation and cottage/residential living, and serve as a source of drinking […]

Discovery map Series: California’s First Appearance on a Map!

25 Oct

Join us every Sunday night for our Discovery Map Series! For a century, Americae Sive Quartae Orbis Partis Nova Et Exactissima Descriptio (A New and Most Exact Description of America or The Fourth Part of the World) remained the largest map of the Americas. The number of copies that were printed for circulation is unknown, […]

Travel Map Feature: 283-Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri

20 Oct

As the largest man-made lake in the Midwestern United States, Lake of the Ozarks extends across the Missouri counties of Benton, Camden, Morgan and Miller. It has a surface area of 54,000 acres and 1,150 miles of shoreline, with the main channel of the Osage Arm stretching for 92 miles and a total drainage area over […]

Discovery Map Series: 027 Carver Map of one Early route to the Northwest passage 1781

18 Oct

Plan of Captain Carvers Travels 1781 Detailing the travel routes that Capt. Jonathan Carver made to the interior parts of North America, this 1781 map by the same name is quite detailed. Colorization is used to detail the boundaries of theof the area. These include mostly Native Americans as well as a few other types […]