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Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center

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  1. Finding Free Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps Online

    Wednesday, January 10, 2018

    Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps are a valuable resource for historians and genealogists who wish to learn about the neighborhoods in which their ancestors lived and conducted business.

  2. On the Record: African American Newspapers

    Wednesday, February 14, 2018

    In this session, we will explore the “African American Historical Newspapers” and “Accessible Archives African American Newspapers” digital databases and discover additional resources for locating these informative records.

Finding Free Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps Online

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When

From: 1/10/2018 02:30 PM

To: 1/10/2018 03:30 PM

Created to provide insurance agents information concerning the areas for which they would offer fire insurance coverage, the Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps are a valuable resource for historians and genealogists who wish to learn about the neighborhoods in which their ancestors lived and conducted business. Many maps have been digitized and are online at free websites, but finding these resources can be challenging. This session will demonstrate what the Sanborn maps can provide and techniques for locating them.

Presenter: Delia Cothrun Bourne

Discovery Center

To register for this free event, call 260-421-1225 or email Genealogy@ACPL.Info.

Part of WinterTech 2017-2018.
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