History of Cartography recognized in Wisconsin News

October 29, 2021

How long does it take to tell the story of maps and mappers from prehistoric times to the present?  As it turns out, approximately forty years.  Inside UW recently published a celebratory article documenting the …

How Wisconsin’s Counties Got Their Shapes

May 4, 2021

Wisconsin’s county boundaries have attained their current shapes as a result of numerous boundary changes that date back to the formation of Wisconsin Territory in 1836.

Wisconsin Historic Aerial Imagery Finder

April 18, 2018

The WHAIFinder (pronounced “WAY-finder”) digital archive of historic aerial imagery provides quick and easy access to over 38,000 digital aerial photographs covering the entire state of Wisconsin.

Project maps Wisconsin’s economic history

October 25, 2017

A grant from the Wisconsin Coastal Management Program has facilitated access to a GIS database of 1930s-era economic inventory maps for coastal areas of Wisconsin.