oldinsurancemaps.net has just made it very easy to set up tile maps of 19th century Sanborn Insurance maps and edit them in OpenHistoricalMap. This session will talk about how the two projects work together, the coverage of these old maps, and how to include other period-relevant sources, such as Native Land indigenous nations, pictures, and Wikidata.
OpenStreetMap for Roman roads? Middle Kingdom cities? 1890s railways? OpenHistoricalMap is aiming to create the most comprehensive, most out-of-date map of everything that’s existed from Then through Now.
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