Rocky Mountain Map Society




The Rocky Mountain Map Society is a non-profit organization dedicated to the study and appreciation of maps and other items of cartographic interest.  The Society was formed in 1991 and is based in Denver, Colorado.

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Tuesday, May 21, 2019 – Tom Overton

“The Mapping of Colorado 1861 – World War I”


Learn about the early mapping of Colorado, starting with the decades of the 1860’s, 70’s and 80’s. Antique Colorado maps reflect population drivers such as mining, ranching and the development of transportation in our state. The talk will also touch on how the early settlers interacted with the indigenous population.


Tom Overton began collecting antique maps while in college. His interests include antique maps of Colorado and the Southeastern United States. Tom is the primary author of the Atlas of Colorado Counties, and a past president of the Rocky Mountain Map Society.


5:30 PM at Denver Public Library


Conference Center Room B2


Free and open to the Public




Naomi Heiser
Jerry Crail Johnson Earth Sciences & Map Library
CB 184 University of Colorado
Boulder, CO 80309