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The U.S. States of Polypotamia and Pelisipia?

Being a lover of Geography, I also am infatuated with its sibling, Cartography. Two sites I’ve visited recently will thrill genealogists, geographers, historians, and curiosity-seekers. The first is The Map Room: A Weblog about Maps. [Caution: there is another site called maproom.com–which is a tavern in Chicago–not the same!]. This is a great blog. Recent posts have described errors in …Continue reading →

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Research Resource: Mardos Memorial Library

Back in November and December, we did a series on “The French Negroes of Illinois.” It was a rather lengthy series compared to what we usually do here and it required more than usual research support. We found some of that research support at a unique site called Mardos Memorial Library of On-Line Books and Maps. This site was created …Continue reading →

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