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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A wonderful cathedral-like place, like a palace of books. A highlight was the first edition King James Bible on display, ancient fragments from the Middle East and a room of rare, specialized...Full Review
We requested a private tour. We had an amazing 1.5 hour tour of this amazing building that has so much history! I would highly recommend it!Full Review