I don’t remember how I came across this website, maybe via a Facebook post or a genealogy newsletter?!?! All I had was an email to myself with this link. The link is for photos of Warrenton (NC) and there are 332 of them! From the little I checked out, they are images of historic houses and their signs. A nice little collection. Apparently, these photos are also on flickr.
I was hard-pressed to learn exactly what ManyFoto is and I can tell you that it contains photos collections that are geographically linked to a location. You can select a country and then search or browse further.
At the bottom of the page, for whatever country you have selected, you will find a list of select locality-specific collections from that country. Do know that the collections are not all historic houses and similar. There are some pretty wild things included!
I did a Google search on Manyfoto + “North Carolina” and finds for Abbottsburg, Hobucken, Bostic and Walnut showed up. Doing the same for NC brought up Altamahaw. Never did re-find my Warrenton image collection.
If you are seeking some images from a particular area, this might be worth a few minutes of your time to check out. Do share any gems you stumble across.
What other slightly off-the-beaten track image platforms are you aware of?
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