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Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps homepage
Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps

A treasure trove of information, detailed maps at building level for more than 400 Ohio communities from 1868 to the 1960s. Negotiating the site may require some practice. Try the 1024 x 768-pixel size. Use a city and street name or city and building’s name where possible to search in keyword or limit your search by date.

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