World Historical Gazetteer

linking knowledge about the past via place

The World Historical Gazetteer is a platform for linking records about historical places, allowing people to make spatial connections across time and language. You can learn more about gazetteers, which are directories of named places, here .

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Pleiades blog post about WHG! A guest post by Ruth Mostern and Karl Grossner in the Pleiades gazetteer "Projects and Partners" series.