Digital Historian Project

We are creating the next generation of education by creating a 4 dimensional source of information. Where knowledge is stored, not only in 3 dimensional models but also in the dimension of time. Explore earth and human history in a way that has not been done before.

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Railway Tours

A quick update for everyone; We have repaired two railway routes inside Project 1845. Both can be accessed at spawn Here are some Details about them read more…

Taihedian Showcased

The Hall of Supreme Harmony (Chinese: 太和殿; pinyin: Tài Hé Diàn; is the largest hall within the Forbidden City. It is located at its central axis, behind the Gate of Supreme Harmony. Built above three levels of marble stone base, and surrounded by bronze incense burners, the Hall of Supreme Harmony is one of the largest wooden structures within China read more…

Wumen Gate Showcased

The Meridian Gate (simplified Chinese: 午门; traditional Chinese: 午門; pinyin: Wǔmén; Manchu: Julergi dulimbai duka) is the southern (and largest) gate of the Forbidden City. It has five arches. The three central arches are close together; the two flanking arches are farther apart from the three central arches read more…

We’ve reached 6%

Project 1845′s Beijing 1751 model, one of minecraft largest projects ever designed and largest hand built urban landscape has surpassed the 6% progress mark, this may sound like a little amount but that means over 131 million blocks. read more…

Day 29-32 – Forbidden City

Sadly, a large smog bank had rolled in so no nice blue skies in these photos. Hopefully you’ll enjoy them as well. This is the final post of the expedition and I want to thank everyone for reading and supporting this research trip.

The site of the Forbidden City was situated in the Imperial City during the Mongol Yuan Dynasty. Upon the establishment of the Ming Dynasty, the Hongwu Emperor moved the capital from Beijing in the north read more…

Server Information

we have a fully public minecraft server where we develop our newest models. You can check it out yourself and explore its progress. Our current models are of Beijing 1751AD and Tenoctitlan 1520AD

Server IP: project1845.net

Server Version: 1.6.4 & 1.7.2

Project 1845 History Factoids

Learn our human history from one factoid snippet at a time

Firepower

It is not true that the early Chinese used gunpowder only for fireworks. They had forms of guns (invented in 1288), bombs, grenades, rockets, land mines, and other arms.

Security

Fingerprinting was used in China as early as 700 A.D.

Soccer

Many historians believe soccer originated in China around 1000 B.C.


Project 1845 Updates

Our latest server updates, available downloads and much more

Railway Tours

A quick update for everyone; We have repaired two railway routes inside Project 1845. Both can be accessed at spawn Here are some Details about them read more…