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Finding Information in Our Historic Maps Collection is Easy.

Follow the directions below if you know the name of the landowner for whom you wish to search. This name index associates a landowner with a map.

1. Go to: http://www.worldvitalrecords.com/
2. Type your ancestor's name and place into the search box.
3. Click on Search Now.
4. If the surname you are searching for is associated with a map, you will see a thumbnail picture of the map on the search results page.

To search the historic map collection by county and state, follow these directions.

1. Go to: http://www.worldvitalrecords.com/indexinfo.aspx?ix=hmw_usmaps
2. Type the in a county or state name into the search boxes.
3. Click on Search This Database.
4. If the place you are looking for is in the collection, you will see a thumbnail picture of the map on the search results page.

Instructions on How To Access Your Free $5 In-Home Printing Bonus

1. Go to the Historic Map Works Collection using this link: http://www.worldvitalrecords.com/indexinfo.aspx?ix=hmw_nameindex or this link: http://www.worldvitalrecords.com/indexinfo.aspx?ix=hmw_usmaps

2. Click the map from the results list that you would like to print. You will then be taking to a page that gives you the option to buy a copy.The $5 print bonus will automatically appear in the upper right-hand corner of your screen.

3. Select one of the following options:

Option 1: Buy a copy that Historic Map Works will print and send to you
Option 2: Select the PRINT option that allows you to print your own map for $.99. Find the map you would like to print.

Note: You must be logged in to your WorldVitalRecords.com account to access the bonus.

Instructions on How to Get 10 Percent Off Your Historic Map Works Purchase.

1. Click on the map you wish to purchase.

2. When you check out, use the promo code WVR

Instructions on How to Get Free Shipping on Orders over $100

1. Select the maps you wish to purchase and go to the shopping cart.

2. When checking out, use the promo code WVR

3. If you qualify for free shipping, UPS ground will automatically be selected. If you wish, you may choose a faster option (such as Next Day or 2-Day shipping). Standard shipping prices will apply if you choose an option other than ground shipping.

Note: This offer only applies for free shipping on orders over $100.

About This Collection
Historic Map Works' map collection includes: United States property atlases, antiquarian maps, nautical charts, birds-eye views, special collections (celestial maps, portraits, and other historical images), as well as directories and other text documents. This database contains more than 1.5 million individual images for you to explore. Track your ancestors to their homes; see the roads they traveled on, and the names of the neighbors with whom they conversed.

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- 10% Off Any Print Order at Historic Map Works. Print a map of the plot of land of your grandfather's home or perhaps a map of the location where your great grandmother sewed her first sweater. You might even print off a map of what the neighborhood looked like 50 years ago, or what the spot of land where your home currently is located looked like 200 years ago. The possibilities are endless.

- Spend $100 or more and Historic Map Works will pay for your shipping.

- With your subscription to FamilyLink.com, you also receive a $5 print bonus, which allows you to print five maps (8.5 x 11.5) on your home printer for FREE.

In partnership with Historic Map Works / Historic Earth, WorldVitalRecords has added maps from throughout the United States. With Historic Map Works, WorldVitalRecords is adding more than 1.5 million maps and 15 million landowner names to its growing collections.

The exclusive partnership with Historic Map Works will allow users to explore images that span several hundred years of American urban and rural development. Another feature of the collection is the ability for users to overlay old maps on top of current maps (or Google maps) to see exactly where their ancestors lived.

Historic Map Works's map collection includes:

- United States
   Property Atlases
- Antiquarian Maps
- Nautical Charts
- Birdseye Views
- Special Collections
   (Celestial Maps,
   Portraits, and other
   historical images)
- Directories and other
   text documents
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