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Interactive Raleigh Map -- Capitol Square -- 1896

Click on the camera icons to see historical views of the capitol and the surrounding environs. The contemporary postcards and photographs that provide the views are from approximately the same date as the map upon which they are imposed. The corresponding Google map shows the same images placed on current satellite imagery.

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Insurance Maps of Raleigh, Wake Co., North Carolina, Jany. 1896. Map. New York: Sanborn Map Company, 1896. From North Carolina Collection at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina Maps.,8736 (accessed May 31, 2012).