Exploring North Carolina: History of Maps, Surveying, Cartography and Cartographers
Background articles on Maps, Cartography, and Surveying of North Carolina
North Carolina Surveyors, Cartographers & Mapmakers
Selected NCpedia articles
Historical Map Depictions of North Carolina
NCpedia articles with links to historical maps
1585 John White: Map showing Roanoke Island and surrounding islands
1657 Nicholas Comberford: “The South Part of Virginia”
1671 John Ogilby: “A New Description of Carolina by Order of the Lords Proprietors”
1700-1710 John Brickell: "A Map of North Carolina"
1708 Herman Moll: "Carolina"
1709 John Lawson: “Lawson Map of North Carolina”
1718 William Maule: Map of the ". . .Island of Roan-Oak. . ."
1733 Edward Moseley: “New and Correct Map of the Province of North Carolina”
1737 Edward Moseley: “A New and Correct Map of the Province of North Carolina. . ."
1738 James Wimble: ". . .Chart of his Majesties Province of North Carolina. . ."
1770 John Collett: "A Compleat Map of North Carolina”
ca. 1771 Claude Joseph Sauthier: “A Plan of the Camp and Battle of Alamance. . ."
1773 William Sharpe: “A Map of Fourth Creek Congregation”
1775 Henry Mouzon and Others: “An Accurate Map of North and South Carolina. . .”
1792 William Christmas: “Plan of Raleigh”
1798 W. Barker, Jonathan Price, and John Strother: "A map of Cape Fear River. . ."
1808 Jonathan Price and John Strother: “First Actual Survey of the State of North Carolina”
1833 Robert H. B. Brazier (and John MacRae) “A New Map of the State of North Carolina”
1857 William Dewey Cooke and Samuel Pearce: “New Map of the State of North Carolina”
1860-1866 Samuel Pearce: “Pearce’s New Map – The State of North Carolina”
Additional map resources:
North Carolina Maps, UNC-Chapel Hill -- historical maps from the 1500s to 2000s. https://web.lib.unc.edu/nc-maps/index.php
Maps about Colonial Trade
Sugar in the Atlantic World. University of Michigan. http://clements.umich.edu/exhibits/online/sugarexhibit/sugar05.php
Map of Slave Trade (including sugar routes). University of North Carolina. http://www.unc.edu/wrc/maps/08-Map.png
The Triangular Trade. Map from the BBC Bitesize. https://www.bbc.co.uk/education/guides/zqv7hyc/revision/3
26 May 2015 | Agan, Kelly