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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I've used this library many times over the years. Very helpful were the old newspapers available on microfilm.Full Review
Treat yourself to a tour of this library. It is stunning. We attended a lecture on architecture, which was excellent. However, now through June, the library is hosting an architectural history...Full Review