Defining Lines: Maps from the 1700s & Early 1800s

Opening March 13th

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Collection of Fraunces Tavern Museum

Explore the landscapes of America’s early history, as seen in maps of the 1700s and early 1800s. This exhibition examines the detailed depictions of an emerging nation as portrayed by cartographers.

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Collection of Fraunces Tavern Museum

The 27 exhibited maps will provide a wider perspective to the evolving nation’s place in history, including a never before seen map from 1804 depicting the United States’ postal routes.

This exhibition is made possible, in part, through the generous support of the Dr. Michael C. Wolf, Sons of the Revolution in the Commonwealth of Virginia, and Sons of the Revolution in the State of New York, Inc.