Celebrating Mother’s Day and the Country’s First Mothers on the Story Map

May is here and with it comes the turn of the season to summer (we hope) along with tulips, blossoms, graduating students, summer holiday planning and of course, we celebrate all the mothers out there who deserve plenty of recognition for the hard work, devotion, caring, and love. So Happy Mother’s Day to all the moms out there, we hope you enjoy your day, For you GeoGeek moms out there, enjoy this map of First Mothers.

story map for mothers day

From Esri and Guest Blogger Lynnae Van Voorthuysen:

Forty-four women gave birth to the most influential men in U.S. history—our nation’s Presidents. This Mother’s Day, Esri highlights these “First Mothers” in an interactive story map.

Navigate the Story Map to discover many historical insights including:

  • At 18 years old, Stanley Ann Obama became the youngest First Mother
  • All 7 presidents born in Ohio were Republican
  • Presidents John Adams and John Quincy Adams were born .2 miles apart

George Washington famously stated, “My mother was the most beautiful woman I ever saw. All I am I owe to my mother.”

Happy Mother’s Day



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