Open Historical Map/Projects

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There are a variety of projects being done in Open Historical Map. Each project should get its own page under this one, where the project is described and detailed notes provided.


Historical-Related OSM Projects

OHM-related mashups

OHM Projects

Infrastructure

Projects that focus on building out the OHM infrastructure.

Diversity

Projects that focus on the minority/ethnic/gender/racial past.

Global

The following projects are distributed widely and not necessarily associated with standard geographic areas.

Area Focused

Africa

Asia

China

Hong Kong

Korea

Israel

Philippines

  • Metro Manila - Development of Metropolitan Manila
  • Baguio - Development of the City of Baguio

South Vietnam

Europe

  • Muninn WW1 - WW1 Trench Geometries / Artillery emplacements.

Romans

Czech Republic

Estonia

  • Tartu - City from 1880-1960 based on snapshots from historical maps

Finland

  • Helsinki 1907 - Transport routing at 1900
  • Helsinki - City plan 1820

France

  • Rennes - City of Rennes, France

Germany

Netherlands

Serbia

Switzerland

Sweden

Ukraine

  • Kyiv 1800 - 2000 - Kiev/Kyiv development of the urban morphology of the center of the capital of Ukraine.

United Kingdom

  • Derby - mapping the development of Derby
  • London - mapping the development of London
  • Scottish Boundaries - historical administrative units of Scotland
  • Snow's Map - Soho at time of John Snow's Cholera work
  • Trumpington - The architectural history of Trumpington. route

North America

  • Oregon Trail - to trace the route or routes of the migration west known as the Oregon Trail
  • Railway - Railroads of North America
  • Route 66 - to trace the route or routes of the transcontinental highway known as Route 66.
  • US Post Offices - potential import of the Blevins-Helbock Historic Post Office Database

Canada

  • Toronto - Development of Toronto and surroundings from the early 19th C to the present

California

Maryland

Massachusetts

  • Evolution of Boston Bay shoreline since colonization

Michigan

  • Detroit - Development of Detroit and environs from the early 19th C to the present

Nevada

  • Burning Man - 2008 and 2009 maps of Burning Man festival from OSM

New Hampshire

  • New Hampshire - Mapping roads and buildings of the state of New Hampshire, from 1892 to today

New York

Ohio

Washington

Oceania

Australia

Pacific

South America

  • Buenos Aires - Development of city in late 19th C, early 20th C. Initial city stripping prototype.

As yet unsorted

  • Linked Data - Linked data show/use case and tagging proposal from OpenHistoricalMap.

Proposed

Potential

No one is working on these (yet). If you're not sure what you want to do in OHM, consider them.

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