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Researching Local Land Histories

Had a great time talking about resources and methods for researching the histories of local properties. This was focused towards urban farmers and suburban gardeners in Northwest Indiana but there's lots of information, especially during the chat at the end, that I think folks anywhere could find useful.

Thanks to Purdue Extension Lake County for having me!


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Here are the links mentioned in the video:

IDEM: Brownfields Map IDEM: What’s In My Neighborhood? Indiana Historical Aerial Photo Index Web Soil Survey Soil Survey Geographic Public Land Survey System essay

And I forgot to mention the Lake County GIS/Assessor website!

Thanks to Tom Novak for the following tips:

Searching specific addresses through can yield great results but there is a paywall.

And on the topic of soil and water health

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