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A Closer Look at Reading Maps #2

Topographical maps and fire insurance maps are wonderful tools for researching the lives of your ancestors. Together, these two types of maps can give you a terrific picture of the world in which your ancestor lived. They’re almost as good as a photograph. This is why you should use these maps, where to find them, and what you might find on them.

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Historical Postcard Giveaway

I love collecting postcards from around the world. It’s been a hobby of mine for many years, and I’ve acquired several doubles throughout my adventures. So, I’m giving postcards away for free each week!

Winners will be drawn at random and announced here. If you love history and enjoy learning about historical locations, be sure to sign up for this special offer.