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Maps: Historic

North Carolina Maps

Historic Properties Map

The NC Historic Preservation Office’s interactive resource map is available from the GIS Maps and Data site.
"This service was created by the State Historic Preservation Office as an aid to planning and research. Site locations and boundaries are drawn from georeferenced scans of National Register and historic property survey maps supplemented with aerial photography, county tax parcel layers, and other sources."
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General Maps, North Carolina | Library of Congress:

North Carolina Historic Overlay Maps

Historic Overlay Maps, is a selection of maps from the North Carolina Maps project, that are layered directly on top of current road maps or satellite images. You can fade the historic map and see through it in order to compare the similarities and differences between old and new maps, and to study the changes in North Carolina over time.

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Historical Markers

The Industrial and farm map of Gaston County, North Carolina

North Carolina Maps has a selection of Gaston County Maps, including highway and road survey maps.
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The Industrial and farm map of Gaston County, North Carolina (published 1931) by Hugh E. White, shows townships, churches, schools, mills, dairies, landowners, foundries, textile mills, and hospitals.
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Historical Maps of North Carolina - The University of Alabama

The Historical Maps of North Carolina Archive is a digitized collection of selected historical North Carolina map holdings from the University of Alabama Map Library, the Alabama Department of Archives and History, and other sources.

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US GenWeb Digital Map Library - North Carolina

Digital Map Collection North Carolina by US GenWeb Archives has state level maps of North Carolina.

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Mills' atlas : atlas of the state of South Carolina, 1825.

Carolina Places in Time

Carolina Places in Time maps cover primarily the Charlotte, Mecklenburg region, but also include older maps for North and South Carolina.

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