Tag Archives: Missouri

The GLO as Cartographic Art

By | May 30, 2023

The PLSS: As a cartographer at law, I am fortunate to work with the GLO (General Land Office) maps developed for the Public Land Survey System (PLSS). Lamentably, the PLSS is the most important national governmental effort you didn’t learn about in school. The US government created GLO plats to map frontier property to sell to its growing… Read More »

Cherokee Removal and Routes Toward more Ethical Treatment of the Past

By | November 28, 2022

An Article by the Missouri Humanities’ Archeologist By Erin N. Whitson, M.S. Links added by Chris Dunn The Cherokee People Survived Most of us have heard about Cherokee Removal (or the Trail of Tears) at some point in the past. We’ve all heard the general layout of the story…Cherokee folks did everything in their power to stay in… Read More »

Roots and Routes

By | January 21, 2023

Post By: The Missouri Humanities  Missouri Humanities is paving a new path in 2023 with our next Signature Series!         Join us in 2023 as we consider the movement of people, both voluntary and involuntary, and its influence on the cultural heritage, natural environment, and modern make up of Missouri. Through both in-person public programming… Read More »