Flow of History recently held a one-day workshop on using historical maps in the classroom. This is a list of our favorite local maps and resources:
Learn North Carolina
This has an essay about navigation and early European exploration as well as links to early exploration maps.
Topographical Map of the State of New Hampshire,1784
This early map of New Hampshire includes the locations of early mills and churches.
McClellan Map 1856
Birds-Eye Maps 1880s
This is a collection of detailed panoramic maps from throughout the country.
Whitelaw Map 1810
This early Vermont map includes the locations of early mills, churches, and roads.
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Maps of the French and Indian War
Map #11, Blanchard and Langdon's NH map reveals Vermont details as well. The map reveals conflict with Native Americans as well as natural resources such as "tall white pines".
Town Maps for download/purchase for many towns in the region.
United States Geological Survey
This site allows you to search for maps by zip code. You can then layer them and download.
Sanborn Maps through Vermont Historical Society membership:
These detailed maps of larger towns include floor plans of many buildings.
Local maps for download/purchase
This portal for everything else: http://www.oldmapsonline.org/