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Travel Map Feature: 108 Puget Sound and Surroundings 1877

21 May
May44

1877 Map of Puget Sound and Surrounding Territories- John Hanson You will notice this early map of the Puget Sound and its surroundings is quite detailed. It was drawn by cartographer John Hanson and was compiled as part of the Eastwick, Morris, and Company’s official surveys publication. There are several noteworthy features to mention concerning […]

Educational Map Series: The Route of the Alaska Excursion Steamers

19 May
May3

Charles S. Fee’s 1891 map, titled “The Route of the Alaska Excursion Steamers” shows the routes of the Alaskan Steams from cities in the U.S and Canada to different locations in Alaska. These excursion steamers traveled on the Northern Pacific Railroad and leased lines. Charles S. Fee began his railroad career in 1873 as general […]

Weekly Map Giveaway Winner!

18 May

Sign up for our weekly map give-away here! This week’s mystery winner is… ronskillian@ If your email address starts with “ronskillian″ 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 “randomnamepicker.org” Thank you […]

Weekly Map Giveaway Winner!

11 May

Sign up for our weekly map give-away here! This week’s mystery winner is… szenker1@ If your email address starts with “szenker1″ 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 “randomnamepicker.org” Thank you […]

Educational Map Series: Old Alaska Collection

05 May
12

In March of 1867, the United States purchase Alaska from Russia, expanding U.S. territory in the north. Only a small number of non-natives settled in Alaska in the decade after the purchase, however, that changed with the 1896 Klondike Gold Rush. Alaska was a vast wilderness, but eventually its tourism potential was realized. With those […]

Weekly Map Giveaway Winner!

04 May

Sign up for our weekly map give-away here! This week’s mystery winner is… cb.andrews81@ If your email address starts with “cb.andrews81″ 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 “randomnamepicker.org” Thank you […]