Friday, June 16, 2017

Maps of Salem, Massachusetts Available from Ball State University Libraries

Maps in the News: Historic Salem, Massachusetts

The Ball State University Libraries GIS Research and Map Collection (GRMC) houses over 140,000 maps, atlases, and other cartographic resources on the second floor of Bracken Library.  The collection includes historic and modern maps of places around the world and may be used for research and learning.

The GRMC includes a variety of maps depicting the historic town of Salem, Massachusetts.  Best of Salem, Massachusetts map (top, click to enlarge) includes a visitor map with the Heritage Walking Trail depicted in shading.  The verso includes an inset map of the general area near Salem and a business directory.

Historic Salem Massachusetts was published by the Salem Chamber of Commerce. The map identifies points of interest and information about the Salem Witch Museum.  The verso of the map includes photographs of the important places during the Salem witch trials like The Burying Point, the home of Judge Jonathan Corwin, and the Salem Witch Museum.

Maps from the GRMC may be borrowed for two weeks or longer.  For more information, please contact the GRMC at 765-285-1097.

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