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 Libraries Map
Explore this map to view a selection of the 66 libraries in Minnesota built with funds from Andrew Carnegie’s corporation.
Civilian Conservation Corps Camps in Minnesota
The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) was a work relief program administered through the U. S. Army from 1933 through 1942. Minnesota's 148 camps had over 70,000 workers and were spread throughout the state. Explore this map to view a selection of the camps.
Mississippi River Map
This exhibit shows pictures, documents, and maps of several places along the Mississippi River in Minnesota from the Minnesota Digital Library.
Winter Recreation Map
The snowy Minnesota winters mean there are plenty of opportunities to get out and enjoy it. See some examples of winter recreation over the years with this map.
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.