This historic map of Independence, Missouri was created in 1868 by Albert Ruger, a prominent 19th century map maker. The map shows a bird’s eye view of the area as it once was, including street names and old landmarks.

Landmarks on the map include the Independence Railroad Depot, Market House, Engine House, Public School, County Jail, numerous churches, and more.

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

Historic Old Map of Independence, Missouri from 1868

This map of Independence 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.