In Its First Decades, The United States Nurtured Schoolgirl Mapmakers

Today’s maps found on the interwebs.

The first “schoolgirl map” that caught historian Susan Schulten’s attention was made in 1823 by Frances Henshaw, a student at one of the best schools for girls in the young United States.

Found at https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/early-american-schoolgirl-maps

Written by Gary

Husband, Father, geotechnologist, map geek, coffee addict, Sci-fi fan, UNIX and Mac user.

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