The Rocky Mountain Map Society is a non-profit organization dedicated to the study and appreciation of maps and other items of cartographic interest. The Society was formed in 1991 and is based in Denver, Colorado.

Most meetings are held on Tuesday evenings at the Denver Public Library, 5th Floor, Gates Room, at 5:30 PM.

Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - Dr. Thomas J. Noel:
"Colorado: A Historical Atlas, and Color-Oddities"

Dr. Thomas J. Noel

Denver Public Library
5th Floor, Gates Room
5:30 PM
Open to the Public


Don't miss Tom "Dr. Colorado" Noel's presentation on his book Colorado: A Historical Atlas. His books maps 90 chapters of Colorado History from Mesa Verde to the present. Tom will also share with us Color-Oddities: Strangest Things about the Highest State. Copies of Colorado: A Historical Atlas will be available for you to acquire a signed copy.

Tom is a professor of history at CU-Denver. He has authored or contributed to 53 books, and is a former longtime Sunday columnist for the Rocky Mountain News and The Denver Post. He appears regularly as Dr. Colorado on Channel 9's Colorado & Company.

For more information, see Tom Noel's Web page

Upcoming Meetings -- Save the dates!

February 28 -
March 1, 2019

"Mapping Grand Canyon" Conference
Arizona State Library - Tempe, Arizona
Free and open to the public, but Registration is required


April 9, 2019
5:30 PM at Denver
Public Library

Michael Buehler, Owner, Boston Rare Maps
"The Role of the Modern Map Dealer"
Michael Buehler's Website


May 7-28, 2019
5:30 PM at Denver
Public Library
Conference Center

"Visualizing Colorado:" Maps and views of the Centennial State
Rocky Mountain Map Society Map Month 2019
Free and open to the public

Maps from the Denver Public Library's Map Collection will be on exhibit throughout Map Month.
Link to DPL Map Exhibit


Announcements by RMMS Members

Wes Brown shared this fascinating geneology of local maps of Denver:
This is what thousands of years of Denver traffic looks like

RMMS welcomes our new Webmaster (Vince Szilagyi) and new Program Manager (Naomi Heiser)
Please see "About Us" for our updated slate of RMMS Directors and Coordinators. We look forward to working with them on forthcoming regular meetings and special events.

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