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    A Historical Map Site that caters to Treasure Hunters, Prospectors....

    Being and old University Professor (Retired) sort of...Treasure Hunter, Prospector myself, I think you should take a look at my family web site. Maps of the Past, Inc have one of the largest collections of maps that are available to the general public.

    The Global leader in high quality historical maps

    We have special discounts for teachers & students.

    We specialize in county land ownership maps for family genealogists. One of our largest collections containing California property ownership wall maps of the 19th century.

    Please visit our website and navigate the progressive gallery of maps, dating back to the 15th century.

    We also have a growing collection of Spanish Southwestern & Eastern French, British Colonial period maps, including maps of Early California territory.

    Maps of the Past, Inc., has become THE destination for family genealogy, historians, geologists, treasure hunters, mineral prospectors and anyone else interested in historical maps. Our current library and archives with numbers reaching 10,000 offers maps from as early as the 16th Century, in categories including, but not limited to: US maps, State maps, County maps, Township maps, City maps, Plat maps or Landowner maps, Railroad maps, Civil War Battle maps, Mining maps, Colonial maps, USGS Topo maps, USCS Nautical Survey maps, River maps, Lewis and Clark maps, Panoramic or Bird's Eye View maps, Territory maps, Statehood maps, Political maps and charts, Census maps, Demographic maps, and Indian Territory maps, including maps of Europe. For the avid genealogist we specialize in one of a kind Land Ownership maps. This is the fulfillment of all dreams to locate an ancestors name on our remarkable list of real estate property maps. Approximately 1500 of these maps have been painstakingly restored, whereas. the remainder are being restored upon request. With access to hundreds of thousands of additional maps, most requests can be fulfilled for maps of areas with populations of 40,000 or more, including old world maps.

    We also have the necessary full size printers to produce, outstanding colored prints in our collection.

    [i]We are a family business run by a retired university professor, who has been collecting maps forever and his grandfather before him. The majority of the cartographic collection, that represents thousands, have never been catalogued or even scanned.

    Our main objective is to restore the historical maps to not quite perfection, for future preservation. We are the Leader in Archival reproductions of high quality HISTORICAL MAPS, of which we sell through auctions, to the general public, commercial and government agencies.


    Our maps have been acquired by many prestigious academic institutions, such as Johns Hopkins University.


    ours Cordially,


    Jarrod Walters



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    May 2005
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    Re: A Historical Map Site that caters to Treasure Hunters, Prospectors....


    any free stuff

    Nice site, enjoy seeing old maps, some are
    very interesting.

    have a good un..................
    In the academies many books, at the circus many sacks of peanuts, at the club rooms many cigar butts.

  3. #3

    Re: A Historical Map Site that caters to Treasure Hunters, Prospectors....

    Hey you buy a couple and get an extra free.

    Happy hunting



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