This historic map of Champaign, Illinois was created in 1869 by Albert Ruger, a prominent 19th century map maker. The map shows a bird’s eye view of the city as it once was, including street names and old landmarks.

Landmarks on the map include Illinois State Industrial University, Illinois Female Academy, Gas Works, Illinois Central Railroad Depot, City Park and Baptist, Congregational, Methodist, Presbyterian, Christian, Methodist, and Catholic Churches.

This historic map of Champaign was restored by KNOWOL. Reproductions of the restored map are available here.

Historic Old Map of Champaign, Illinois from 1869

This map of Champaign will make an attractive addition to your office, library, or den and can even be used to teach children the geography and history of the area. When you’re done exploring, click here to get your copy of the restored map.