This April 2021 article is by guest contributor Jim Kissko, founder of Camelot Books. This article makes the case for the first map that was lithographed and published in the United States.
This July 2017 article gives a brief history of gerrymandering - find out how it started and how it has evolved over time.
This article from October 2016 gives a history of "The Early United States Land System."
This article from October 2015 overviews "A Brief History of Surveying Tools in North America."