Northborough Historical Society to hold presentation on Civil War mapping


Northborough – The Northborough Historical Society, 52 Main St., will present “The Topographical Engineer and Civil War Era Mapping” Friday, Jan. 27, at 7:30 p.m.

Lt. Col. Greg Webster, commander of the Northeast Topographical Engineers, will present the historical role of the topographical engineer during the Civil War – the making of maps and surveys, from scouting and reconnaissance and making of field sketches to finished map production and methods of map reproduction.

This program is free and open to the public. All are welcome. For more information, visit

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