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  • 11.25.20 Tallahassee Arts Guide
    Frenchtown Historical Trail. The original nine and four new markers all provide an authentic history of the thriving community that was home to over 100 families. Along the self-guided trail, viewers will listen to oral histories of some of Frenchtown’s most prominent residents and learn about the area’s historic past ... Link to The COCA Story
  • 10.24.20 WCTV
    The Leon County Historical Scavenger Hunt ... Link to The WCTV Story
  • 6.10.20 Tallahassee Arts Guide
    Through hundreds of archival photos and source document links available online at TLCGIS.org/history, residents can explore historical neighborhood maps, learn about historical names and faces, view way markers and launch self-guided history tours... Link to The COCA arts guide
  • 6.9.20 Tallahassee Democrat
    "Reading maps was always an adventure," says Marcus Curtis, Geographic Information Systems (GIS) specialist with Tallahassee-Leon County. "When my family would go on vacation, I would look at the atlas and was intrigued to know how to go somewhere and get back." Link to The Tallahassee Democrat Article
  • 3.26.20 Visit Tallahassee
    If you’re planning to stay home this spring break, tour local history virtually with Leon County’s new History in Your Hands Historical Mapping resource. The new mapping resource offers 19 total maps that span over 400 years of local history... Link to The Visit Tallahassee Article
  • 3.19.20 WCTV
    Want to explore Tallahassee-Leon County but don’t plan on leaving the house? You can now tour Tallahassee-Leon County virtually with Leon County's new History in Your Hands Historical Mapping resource, which allows users to go back in time and discover over 400 years of local history... Link to The WCTV Article
  • 3.16.20 Nextdoor
    Through hundreds of archival photos and source document links, residents can explore historical neighborhood maps, learn about historical names and faces, view way markers and more. Share how you're using the new map to discover history in your hands using #TLCGIS and #HistoryinYourHands... Link to The Leon County Article
  • 3.11.20 Leon County, FL
    Leon County is proud to announce the launch of History in Your Hands: Historical Maps, an all-new mapping resource that allows users to take virtual tours and access self-guided walking tours of Tallahassee-Leon County’s past. To launch this new resource to the public, Leon County is hosting local youth leadership organization, Omega Lamplighters, in a self-guided walking tour of local historical sites... Link to The Leon County Article
  • 2.28.20 Tallahassee Democrat
    Local historic churches focus of Black Archives exhibit opening Saturday... Link to The Democrat Article

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