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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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...Full Review
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.Full Review