The Minnesota Historical Society preserves and makes available a wide range of materials chronicling Minnesota's history and culture. The goals of the Collections Department are to collect and preserve; provide access and interpretation; and engage in education and outreach. This blog is a tool to share these stories and let people know what is happening in the department.
This map's official title is "Typvs orbis terrarvm." Created by Abraham Ortelius, it shows both the Western and Eastern Hemispheres as they were know in 1587.