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Boston by Map

23 October 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Organized by: Norman B. Leventhal Map & Education Center at the BPL
Venue: Boston Public Library, Community Learning Center Classroom
700 Boylston St.


Interested in Boston history? Like old maps of the city? This class will show you how to use historic maps to illustrate Boston’s history. It will include a brief survey of historic maps of Boston, where to find them online, and how to compare them by overlaying digital images. We’ll also take a short look at the georeferencing and map set tools on the Leventhal Map Center’s digital collections.

This workshop is free but seating is limited, so be sure to register!

Note: this event is taking place in the Community Learning Center classroom on the mezzanine of the Johnson Building in the BPL in Copley Square. Questions? Email us: info@leventhalmap.org.