24 May 2010

SepiaTown [Resource Shelf]

Here's another one for the "potential" pile: SepiaTown, a grand mash up of photos and Google Maps, provides an historical look into the past, searchable and browseable by location:

The number of photos is slim, at the moment, but this resource could be a fascinating browse and a great resource if it takes off and we see more content added by everyday users.

Especially cool is the "Then/Now" feature, which will juxtapose the historic image with a modern-day photo:

If genealogists got into this project, we could have a seriously useful resource on our hands!

(Link via ResearchBuzz.)

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