Central Library -- St. Louis Public Library

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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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Not like any other library I've seen
Reviewed By moharmony50 April 2019

The architecture in the main hall leaves me breathless and I have visited many times. If you have time during your visit to St. Louis, and you like beautiful buildings, take time to see it. Campbell...

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Very educational
Reviewed By heyguesswhat August 2019

This was included in a guided tour around the city and was very educational. it was very clean and the staff were on hand to answer any questions. the highlight was a first edition King james Bible.

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Beautiful Building
Reviewed By PeeDeeR October 2019

We stopped in for a quick peek and were floored with the beauty. We met a great gal named Robin who did tours and she felt our grief at not getting a tour (wrong days in town) so gave us an...

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