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Monday, May 9, 2016

Mappy Monday: Finley's 1827 Map of Virginia

Map of Virginia. Finley, Anthony, A New General Atlas, Comprising a Complete Set of Maps, representing the Grand Divisions of the Globe, Together with the several Empires, Kingdoms and States in the World; Compiled from the Best Authorities, and corrected by the Most Recent Discoveries. Philadelphia, 1827. Map provided by Geographicus Rare Antique Maps. Public domain. Available from Wikimedia Commons

Anthony Finley's 1827 map of Virginia shows counties, rivers, mountains, and other features. It also gives the locations of court houses. What is now West Virginia is included.

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