Map of the United States, 1836

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Map of the United States, 1836

By: Lori Williamson | Item of the Day | November 25, 2019

In honor of the holiday, this week's theme is travel!
And who can travel without a map? This map of the United States was created in 1836 by J. Webster.

Is where you're going on it?