Nord publishes historic map bibliography of Lawrence County

The Media School Report • Nov. 28, 2018

Professor emeritus David Nord has published an annotated illustrated bibliography of nearly 100 historic maps of Lawrence County.

Professor emeritus David Nord (Bobby Goddin | The Media School)

Mapping Lawrence County, Indiana” includes maps from the county’s organization in 1818 through 1941. It’s available through the Indiana Historical Society’s online catalogue, and several libraries are in the process of cataloguing it.

The maps include state and county atlases, federal land office records, city and town plat maps, railroad maps, auto motoring maps, geological and topographic maps, river navigation charts, industry maps, soil and land use maps, postal maps, census maps, school maps, national forest and state park maps, and fire insurance maps.