Homeward Bound

Homeward Bound

These offline maps, atlases and gazetteers may contain information you won't find on the Web.

In your euphoria over online mapping tools’ bells and whistles, don’t forget old-fashioned place-finding resources. Traditional maps, atlases and gazetteers such as these often contain information you won’t find on the Web:

? Ancestry’s Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources edited by Alice Eichholz (Ancestry)

? Atlas of Historical County Boundaries series (Charles Scribner’s Sons)

? Delorme Atlas and Gazetteer series (DeLorme)

? Map Guide to the U.S. Federal Censuses, 1790-1920 by William Thorndale and William Dollarhide (Genealogical Publishing Co.)

? The Phillimore Atlas and Index of Parish Registers, 3rd edition, edited by Cecil R. Humphery-Smith (Phillimore & Co.)

? Rand McNally Commercial Atlas & Marketing Guide series (Rand McNall)

? Township Atlas of the United States edited by John L. Andriot (self-published)
From the April 2004 Family Tree Magazine