Singing River Map Collection

Dublin Core

Title

Singing River Map Collection

Subject

World maps, Topographic Maps, Nautical Charts, Road Maps, Physical Maps

Description

Coastal map collection - Mississippi - Jackson County - Pascagoula

Date

1600's - present

Language

English
French
Spanish

Type

Maps

Coverage

Mississippi Gulf Coast - Jackson County - Pascagoula

Date Created

2018-14-11

Rights Holder

Singing River Genealogy - Local History Library

Items in the Singing River Map Collection Collection

Steamboat Days, ca. 1852
Color Mississippi Map with Roads and Distances, 1852, reprinted by Mississippi Historical Society, 1974. Shows steamboat routes including Natchez to New Orleans and Pittsburg.

De Fer's French Louisiana, Mouth of Mississippi River
Color map of Nicholas de Fer's depiction of the French Region in 1701 including LaSalle's 1683 exploration and d'Iberville's fort at Biloxi, 1698. From de Fer's Atlas Curieux. First of two maps for the southern French regions.

La Rivier De Mississippi, La Louisiane
Nicholas De Fer's rare map, 1st of its kind, of French regions of the south around 1718 intended to show lavishness and lure potential investors.

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