Examining the history and future of America's third national park on the anniversary of its founding
For international “Talk like a Pirate Day,” we use maps in our collection to examine the story of Captain Southack and his mandate to recover the wreck of the pirate ship Whydah off the coast of Cape Cod in 1717.
Although it only lasted three years, the Klondike gold rush had profound and lasting effects on land, economic development, and native communities.
In the late eighteenth century, an encounter between European and Chinese cartography left clues about the diffusion of geographic knowledge
Let's take a closer look at some July maps from years past
July 4th is a day we celebrate "freedom" in the US. Whose freedom are we celebrating? How has that changed over more than two centuries?
Taking a look at the rainbows of our collection
Let's cool down with some maps from Junes of the past from our collections
Featuring a few of the creatures from the depths of our collections