Central Library -- St. Louis Public Library
The rich history of St. Louis and it’s environs can be found in the maps collection at the St. Louis Public Library. The maps in this collection reflect the many different facets of cartography and predate its creation in 1865. You’ll find maps of exploration, topographic maps, military maps, thematic maps on a wide range of topics including geology industries, railroads and property ownership. You’ll find original 1812 and 1824 St. Louis plat maps, maps of many U.S. and international cities.
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We visited while in town and got a map from the information desk. The nice gentleman there told us all about the library and how everyone that worked there was so proud of it. We wandered through and...Full Review
I always visit libraries when I travel. It's typically quiet and beautiful, a good opportunity to take a break, charge up some electronics, do some work or research, watch other people, etc. This...Full Review