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Weekly Map Giveaway Winner!

22 Jan

Sign up for our weekly map give-away here! This week’s mystery winner is… kimberleegm@ If your email address starts with “kimberleegm” 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: A Suggested Route Great Lakes through Rhode Island

16 Jan

If ever one could suggest a route to travel and enjoy on the waters right inside “The Great U.S of A”, Chicago, Illinois to Warren, Rhode Island should be at the top of the list. Who dreams of sailing between Chicago and Rhode Island? Yes, sailing… Such a dream is more than possible. Watery pathways […]

Tuesday Travel Map Series: Charlotte Harbor, Florida

11 Jan
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Charlotte Harbor, Lee County Florida boasts some of the most beautiful beaches that are the most popular attractions for visitors to this region of Florida’s coastline. Ponce de Leon is believed to have explored the barrier islands of Lee County when he ventured along Florida’s Gulf coast in 1513 and 1521. There was very little settlement […]

Discovery Map Series: Minocqua Chain of Lakes

09 Jan
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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 water […]

Travel Tuesday Map Series: St. Lucie Inlet, Florida

04 Jan
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Immediately south of Jupiter Inlet Light in Palm Beach County, Florida is Jupiter Inlet, an opening in the beach, that leads to Jupiter Sound on the north, Loxahatchee River on the west, and Lake Worth Creek on the south. Fourteen miles south of St. Lucie Inlet, this turquoise runway to the Atlantic Ocean was originally […]

Discovery Map Series: Manitowish Waters Chain of Lakes Wisconsin

02 Jan

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 water […]

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

28 Dec
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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: 147 Zachary Taylor’s Seat of War in Florida, 1839

26 Dec
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This map was produced by the United States Bureau of topographical engineers in the year 1839. It was produced at the order of Brvt. Brig. General Z. Taylor depicting the territory of what would later become the state of Florida. Much detail went into its creation by the Bureau of topographical engineers. If you look closely you […]

Travel Tuesday Map Feature: 287-Ornate Flathead Lake, Montana Designed and Painted by Lisa Middleton

21 Dec
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Flathead Lake, with a surface area of up to 197 square miles, is the largest natural freshwater lake west of the Mississippi River in the continental United States. The lake is roughly 27 miles long and 15.5 miles wide at its widest point. It has an average depth of 165 feet, but a maximum depth […]