GeneaNet: Geolocate your Old Postcards on Google Maps
You can now also geolocate your old postcards.
You and other GeneaNet members can search for a postcard and easily view the nearby pictures on Google Maps. You can also view pictures of places where your ancestors lived then and now with Google Street View!
Select the ‘Uploads > Pictures’ item in the drop down menu at the top right of the screen to add, edit and delete old postcards:
Geolocate your postcards
Click the 'Postcards' tab, then click the 'Update' icon in the last column of the list:
Enter a country, region, subregion/county, city/town, and a street address, then click 'Apply location' to preview the location on the map.
Click the 'OK' button below the map and your postcard is now geolocated on Google Maps:
View the nearby pictures
When you are viewing an old postcard, click the 'Target' icon next to the street address to open Google Maps:
Click the link 'View the nearby pictures' at the top of the map:
The map shows the pictures within the 10 km from the site in question:
And you can also view pictures of places where your ancestors lived then and now with Google Street View!
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