Maps in TMG
February 11, 2012
Portolan – Magazine of the
Washington Map Society
Upcoming Map Presentations
• Thursday February 16, 2012 at 7:00p.m., Dr
Sharon MacInnes will speak on “Genealogy and
Maps: A Perfect Marriage for Tracking
Ancestors”. Washington Map Society
• Tuesday. February 21, 1:00p.m. , Charles
Mason will speak on “Mapping Neighborhoods
to Understanding Our Ancestors Lives.” The
Mount Vernon Genealogical Society
Sanborn availability
• Library of Congress –on-line
Map & Geography – M-F 8:30-5
other reading rooms – some evening
hours and Sat
• Proquest – subscription service
on-line - varies by state
for example- 439 large scale maps
of 98 Maryland towns for 1867-1970
Sanborn Fire Insurance Map
Baltimore City 1902 page 388 Vol 4
Sources for street addresses
City Directories
Newspaper Articles
Baltimore Street Addresses
• Annexation – street name changes
• Street renumbered in 1887
• Finding the Locations of Baltimore
Ancestors -19 th Century Street Name
Changes by Jane Burgess
• City directories have street cross
references in the front
Eastern portion of Baltimore
Sanborn in TMG
Portion of the Map that Contains
Real Estate Block Numbers
ADC map page 33 -St Alphonsus
Current Google Map
Google satellite photograph
The Very Quiet Baltimoreans
by Jane B. Wilson