Learn How to Map History Online

Set yourself a challenge: Map Lewis and Clark’s journey west with diary entries . . . Take a walk around the haunts of the Transcendentalists in Concord, Massachusetts. . . . Wherever you want to recreate history, the open-source StoryMapJS from Northwestern University’s Knight Lab is the perfect tool.

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