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Shrewsbury: Program on historic maps at Shrewsbury Historical Society
March 26, 2014Free
Shrewsbury – The Shrewsbury Historical Society presents “County Atlases and Maps as Historical Resources” Wednesday, March 26, at 7 p.m., at the society's 1830 Brick Schoolhouse, 17 Church Road. Presenter Tom Kelleher is historian and curator of Mechanical Arts at Old Sturbridge Village. The event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served.
Listen to a brief history of map-making in 19th-century America, along with illustrated tips on how to use these often overlooked yet readily available resources to research local history. The presentation will also highlight a map of Shrewsbury from 1870 and resources at the library at Old Sturbridge Village.
For more information, call Erik at 774-230-5826.