Urban Mapping Tools

Rick Sayre, CG, CGL, FUGA
Apr 19, 2023
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Welcome
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About BCG
4m 29s
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Speaker's Introduction
1m 17s
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Introduction
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Land Ownership Maps
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Fire Insurance Maps
17m 15s
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City Directories
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Panorama Maps
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Standards
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Examples and Best Practices
21m 24s
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House Histories
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Modern GIS Applications
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Context
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Announcements
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Questions / answers
5m 33s

About this webinar

This presentation will suggest strategies to correlate large amounts of information often developed in urban research, with a significant emphasis on the use of cartographic resources. Generally, researchers of urban settings have an abundance of sources to consider. Many times, the challenge is to connect and analyze multiple, even overwhelming, amounts of information. A variety of resources will be discussed, especially, cadastral maps (land ownership), Sanborn fire insurance maps and city directories.

About the speaker

About the speaker

Rick Sayre, CG, CGL, FUGA, a retired colonel who served 31 years in the U.S. Army, is a long-time researcher and instructor in genealogical topics. Rick is a past president and current board member of BCG. He coordinates the Advanced Land course
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  1. TG
    TRACY GREGORY
    6 months ago

    I am on webinar marathon to watch all of Rick’s existing webinars! He is a genius.

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    TRACY GREGORY
    6 months ago

    This presentation was packed to the hilt with resources. Bravo! Would it be possible to have Rick make a webinar on each resource and how to navigate and use with a case study. I would watch all of them !!

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  3. HS
    Helen Simmons
    9 months ago

    Great presentation! Love all the information and resources available. Thank you!

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  4. VP
    Victoria Pauley
    11 months ago

    Soundly packed with excellent information – Rick Sayre provides well thought-out practical applications using Geography and Genealogy, soundly undergirded with the Genealogy Proof Standard and professional considerations. One for the “repeat” button, definitely!

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  5. GL
    Graham Lowe
    11 months ago

    Rick Sayre, thank you for your in-depth and broad coverage presentation!!! I’ll need to watch the replay in chunks to grasp the information. Also, I will make a note to myself that this webinar is a fantastic urban mapping reference for my future research. Thanks again!

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  6. DC
    Debbie Cravens
    11 months ago

    So much information, wonderfully and clearly presented. I will definitely watch again. I’m pleased that the syllabus is so comprehensive.

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  7. KC
    Karin Coppernoll Coppernoll
    11 months ago

    What can I say? Rick is always great. He is the expert on maps!

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  8. FU
    Fran Ussery
    11 months ago

    So much genealogy knowledge in Maps!

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