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Maps

Discover significant places in Minnesota history with the Minnesota Digital Library’s map exhibits. Each map features images, documents, and more from places throughout Minnesota. These primary and secondary sources come from MDL’s contributors from all over the state.

Carnegie Library building in Morris, Minnesota

Carnegie Libraries Map

Explore this map to view a selection of the 66 libraries in Minnesota built with funds from Andrew Carnegie’s corporation.

Stone Arch Bridge over the Mississippi River in Minneapolis

Mississippi River Map

This exhibit shows pictures, documents, and maps of several places along the Mississippi River in Minnesota from the Minnesota Digital Library.

Lake Crystal Postcard

Wish You Were Here! Postcards from Minnesota

MDL contains over 1,000 postcards sent from places all over Minnesota. Many of them also contain messages sent to family, friends, and acquaintances. Explore this map to see where the postcards came from and read the notes on the back.