elcome to Historic Maps in K-12 Classrooms. This resource for K-12 teachers and students
developed by the Hermon Dunlap Smith Center for the History of Cartography at the Newberry
Library is designed to bring historically significant map documents into your
classroom. Inside are high quality images of historic map documents that illustrate the
geographical dimensions of American history.
Each map is accompanied by lesson plans written for four grade levels and designed to
support a variety of social studies, history, and geography curricula.