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Alabama Maps Index
In addition to our collection of historical maps, we have created maps of some Alabama counties and several special purpose maps. Please remember that our maps normally contain only locations we have personally visited or researched for some reason or other. With this said, you will find points of interest overlooked or ignored by other mapmakers.
1718 Map of Gulf Coast Region
Historical map in possession of Chicago’s Historical Society. The map is titled “PORTION OF DE LISLE’S CARTE DE LOUISIANA, 1718.” Shows (a) De Soto’s wanderings in 1540; (b) La Salle’s landing, his hourney to the interior, and the place of his death; (c) Tonti’s Journey to the Chickasaws; (d) the old forts at Biloxi, on Mobile Bay, and on the Mississippi River Below New Orleans; (e) route of Bienville from Tensas village to Red River.