Select a Point from Historical Boston Maps

Instructions: (1) Select the appropriate map layer. (2) Click on the point you wish to identify. (3) Copy the well-known text. (4) Paste that value into the "Geometry (Well-Known Text)" field for a Neatline item.

The following maps are available:

Convert a Latitude and Longitude to Well-Known Text

Paste a latitude and longitude from Google Maps or some other source in the form 42.369621, -71.257640 and press enter or click the button. Copy and paste the WKT into Neatline.