The Family Tree Historical Atlas of American Cities

The Family Tree Historical Atlas of American Cities

By: Allison Dolan, et al

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This is a wonderful book for genealogists and historians to explore a timeline of maps in 16 of the U.S. most historically populous cities. Map dates vary by city. For example, maps included for Baltimore are 1792, 1805, 1822, 1837,1842,1869, and1897. Each city has a timeline beginning when it was founded and including dates of important historical events. Other information for each city is a page about researching the areas, including websites. A separate map index tells about each map. Maps in this 223-page book are reproduced in their original colors. Cities listed are: Baltimore, Boston, Charleston, Chicago, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Detroit, Houston, Los Angeles, New Orleans, New York, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, San Francisco, St. Louis, and Washington. Reduced shipping charges for media mail.


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Journey to the big city

Explore your ancestors' hometowns This book guides you through American history by looking at the United States' sixteen most populous and historically influential cities, such as New York, Chicago, Boston, New Orleans, and Baltimore. Each section features beautiful, full-color maps published at crucial points in each city's history, tracing its growth and development from its founding to the early 1900s. Use the maps to find your ancestor's home, trace your ancestor's walk to work, and identify the streets and buildings from your ancestor's everyday life. Delve further into the past with a quick-reference timeline of key dates from each city's history. You'll also discover easy genealogy research tips for finding local birth, marriage, and death records; federal and state censuses; and city directories.

The book features:

  • More than 130 full-color historical maps of sixteen important cities, including New York, Houston, Philadelphia, and Los Angeles
  • Timelines highlighting the most important moments in each city's history
  • Lists of city-specific genealogy websites and resources for records that will help you discover your family history
  • An index with instructions on viewing online versions of each map, allowing you to zoom in for more detail or use them with programs like Google Earth
Whether your family hails from the streets of Brooklyn or the hills of San Francisco, this atlas--designed especially for genealogists--will help you better understand your city-dwelling ancestors.

Title: The Family Tree Historical Atlas of American Cities

Author Name: Allison Dolan, et al

Categories: Maps,

Edition: 1st

Publisher: Cincinnati, Ohio, Family Tree Books: 2017

ISBN Number: 1440350612

ISBN Number 13: 9781440350610

Binding: perfect

Book Condition: new

Type: hardcover

Size: 8.5 x 11

lbs: 2.00 lbs

Seller ID: bw4321

Keywords: genealogy maps Baltimore Boston Charleston Chicago, Cincinnati Cleveland Detroit Houston Los Angeles New Orleans New York Philadelphia Pittsburgh San Francisco St. Louis Washington research ,