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The Cartographic Acquisition Research Teaching and Exhibition (CARTE - the French word for map) Museum is a non-profit cartographic museum located in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and is dedicated to the preservation, study, and exhibition of original maps and atlases. The collection documents early North American continental exploration and development centered on the present-day Louisiana Gulf Coast from the 1500s up to the appearance of aerial cartography in the early 20th century. CARTE houses one of the largest American atlas collections in the region.




A Map of the State of Louisiana and Part of the Mississippi Territory, William Darby.
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