OpenHistoricalMap is built by a community of mappers and historians that contribute and maintain data
about the history of the world.
OpenHistoricalMap is about historical data. Things that used to be there.
From a variety of sources, contributed by mappers and historians across the world.
OpenHistoricalMap's community is diverse, passionate, and growing every day.
Our contributors include enthusiast mappers, academics, digital historians, historical societies,
and many more. To learn more about the community, see the user diaries etc
OpenHistoricalMap is open data: you are free to use it for any purpose
under the terms of the data you are using. OpenHistoricalMap identifies license
and citation requirements at the object level (if any). Credit or citation to
OpenHistoricalMap for consolidating this data is appreciated, but not required.
If you alter or build upon the data in certain ways, you may distribute the result only
under the same licence. See the Copyright and
License page for details.
This site and many other related services are formally operated by the
very informal OpenHistoricalMap collective
on behalf of the community.
Please contact the OHM team at firstname.lastname@example.org
if you have licensing, copyright or other legal questions.
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