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Each week, the Bureau of Land Management releases a story map featuring unique records from the General Land Office records collection.

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Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Historical Park

This week, we visit Cumberland, Maryland to take a look at a newer Cadastral Survey, completed in 2002. The C&O Canal was completed in 1850 and became a National Historical Park in 1971.

Sea Lion Caves

The General Land Office Record of the Week for December 5, 2021, invites you to learn about Sea Lion Caves, the largest sea caves in the United States.

Charles Mason

This Record of the Week features Charles Mason, who served as Chief Justice of the Iowa Territorial Supreme Court from 1838 and as the first Chief Justice of the State Supreme Court until he resign

Wahsatch, Utah

This week's Record comes to us from Summit County, Utah. This survey plat of Township 5 North Range 7 East of the Salt Lake Meridian was approved by Surveyor General Courtland C.

Rapid City, South Dakota

This week's GLO Record features a survey plat displaying Rapid City, South Dakota. Rapid City, named for the limestone spring stream that passes through it, was founded in 1876 by a group of dishea

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