GLO Historic Plat Map

Retrieval System


 The following links connect to background information about the Public Land Survey System 

History:  Read about the origins of the public land survey system

Organization:  Discover how the public land survey system is organized

Legend:  View a primer on interpreting the symbology used on the original PLSS plat maps

Inaccuracies:  Learn about problems and challenges faced while surveying for the PLSS

Links:  Connect to the Minnesota History Center to find more information related to the PLSS