Time in its irresistible and ceaseless flow carries along on its flood all created things, and drowns them in the depths of obscurity … But the tale of history forms a very strong bulwark against the stream of time.

– Anna Comnena, The Alexiad (ca. 1148)


Bywater Historical Services LLC specializes in the history of place, focusing on historical title searching, genealogy, architectural history, historical map research, and the mapping of historical subjects and places, as well as general historical research.


We provide services to cultural resource management companies, land surveyors, litigators, municipalities, property development companies, media companies, museums, heritage sites, and individuals.