30 Jun

Welcome!

UBIQUE, meaning everywhere in Latin, is one of the oldest phrases tied to the history of the American Geographical Society. It represents our presence throughout the country and the world, and also represents the sphere of Geography itself. Our longtime...
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17 Nov

Map of the Week: Indigenous Maps

The United States celebrates Thanksgiving on the fourth Thursday in November every year in commemoration of the Pilgrims first Thanksgiving in the “New World.” Oftentimes, the story includes Squanto, a Patuxet tribe member, and how members of the Wampanoag joined...
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13 Oct

Map of the Week: L’Enfant Plan

By Sooin Choi When Washington, DC was decided as the capital of the United States, French engineer and architect Pierre Charles L’Enfant asked George Washington to design the new capital city.  Washington appointed L’Enfant as the city planner in 1791,...
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