1862 Johnson’s Map of New York and the Adjacent Cities

I was planning to have a New York City-area map for our third featured map reprint.  So, I decided on the version we adapted from the 1862 edition of the Johnson’s New Illustrated Family Atlas. Curiously, prior to 1862 the Johnson’s Atlas did not feature a NYC map!  As noted in an earlier post, Johnson’s Continue reading 1862 Johnson’s Map of New York and the Adjacent Cities

1902 Pittsburgh Panorama

(Original map housed at the Library of Congress, Geography and Map Division) Sports-wise, 1902 was a really exciting year for Pittsburgh. The 1902 Pittsburgh Pirates won a second straight National League pennant, won 103 games, and allowed only 4, yes, 4, home runs all season. (Imagine that happening now!) The Pittsburgh Stars played their only season in the Continue reading 1902 Pittsburgh Panorama