Sanford Map – Christiansburg 1885

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Students will discover the importance of maps through hands on activities, books, and games.

Students will use local historic maps to

  • Identify parts of a map
  • Identify the purpose of a map
  • Compare and contrast two local maps
  • Sequence a series of maps
  • Analyze the 1940 school census map
  • Read Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps
  • Use state park maps to learn about map symbols