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Mapping the Overland Trails

The Overland Trails, 1840-1860 is one of five maps from American Panorama, a historical atlas project from the Digital Scholarship Lab at the University of Richmond. This specific map traces the experiences of about two dozen American migrants who moved westward during the mid-nineteenth century. Over 2,000 diary entries have been transcribed and organized onto a map according to route (e.g. the...