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U.S. History: Map Project

Tips: Google Image Search


To find current and historical maps  search Google Images.

TIP: Search college and university websites for the most credible sources by adding site:edu after your search term. (ex. trade routes in asia, africa and europe 1500s maps site:edu)

World History in Context

Gale Virtual Reference Library (Requires BPL Library card)

CRAAP Test for Evaluating Websites

Historical Maps from University of Texas Libraries

Maps from the Library of Congress

Historical Atlases at BLS