Digital Archives Maps

Statehood Era Maps

State of Mississippi and Alabama Territory, 1817? Call Number: MA/94.0012(a) MDAH Collection

These maps were drawn around the time Mississippi became a state on December 10, 1817. As we look to the Statehood Day Celebration tomorrow, it’s interesting to see the state represented during that period of transition.

Mississippi Territory, 1817. Call Number: MA/92.0047(b)

State of Mississippi and Alabama Territory, 1818. Call Number: MA/87.0007(b)

Map of Mississippi: constructed from the surveys in the General Land Office and other documents, 1819. Call Number: MA/92.0050(a)

Click the links to go to the map’s catalog page, then click “Link to Electronic Resource” to view the map in amazing detail as a Zoomify JPEG file.