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Timelines/Chronologies/Maps

Google News Timeline
Type in a specific decade, year, month, week or day and see the covers of time magazine and other notes regarding events during that time.

HyperHistory Online
Use the frame on the left to choose the time period you need

History Channel Timeline
Select the century, then the decade and lastly the year to access a timeline.

dMarie Time Capsule
Enter the day, month and year of your birth for information.

History Buff
"This site focuses primarily on HOW news of major, and not so major, events in American history were reported in newspapers of the time." Use the sidebar on the left to search.

History Channel--This day in history
Search here for events that happened on a specific day and month.

Information Please: Today in History
Find events that happened on a specific day and month.

Alternatime
Every conceivable timeline available on the web.

On this day...
Search here for events that happened on a specific day and month.

History of the World
Search by continent to find a chronology of events. Many events have links to further information.

Outline Maps
Outline maps of the world.

Old Maps Online

Animaps
"Animaps extends the My Maps feature of Google Maps by letting you create maps with markers that move, images and text that pop up on cue, and lines and shapes that change over time.
When you send your Animap to friends it appears like a video - they can play, pause, slow and speed up the action!"

U.S. Territorial Maps 1775-1920
Maps from 1720-1920.
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Railroad Maps: 1828-1900
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Trail of Tears National Historic Trail
Commemorates the 1838 forced removal of the Cherokee from their home landswith a map of the trail, as well as detailed maps of the nine states the trail passes through
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The Donner Party: Route to Hell
An interactive map of the route of the Donner Party from PBS.
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Heraldry

Heraldry, Coats of Arms and Family Crests
"Explore the origins of heraldry and coats of arms; learn about common heraldic devices; find sources for heraldic material, learn how to "blazon" a crest, badge or shield; and browse heraldic clip art collections for crests, shields and more. Plus how to determine if a coat of arms belonged to your ancestors."
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Free Coats of Arms
Search by name.
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Surnames with Coats of Arms
Search by name.
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Ancient History

Ancient Egypt
Information about Egyptian life, geography, gods and goddesses, mummification, pharaohs, pyramids, temples, time, trades, and writing from the British Museum.
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The Ancient City of Athens (Greece)
Photographic collection of the remains of ancient Athens including the Acropolis, the Pnyx, the Agora, Lysikrates Monument, Street of the Tripods, Philopappos
Monument, the Roman Agora, Tower of the Winds, Library of Hadrian, , and Kerameikos.
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The Ancient Egypt Site
Created by a Belgian Egyptologist, this site takes you through three millennia of civilization via a timeline.
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Best of History Websites
Locate a variety of websites about history divided down by time era
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Updated 03/20/2012