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East Falls History through Maps and Atlases

Wednesday, October 27, 2021, 6:30 PM
Additional Info:
Community Event - not East Falls Village
Registration is not Required
Payment In Full In Advance Only


“East Falls History through Maps and Atlases”

by Megan MacCall

Curator of Maps at the Free Library of Philadelphia



Showcasing the variety of materials available in the Map Collection at the Free Library of Philadelphia, join the Special Collections Curator of Maps, Megan MacCall, for a presentation exploring the history of mapmaking in Philadelphia with a focus on maps depicting East Falls. Learn about the evolution of mapmaking while also exploring how this northwestern neighborhood developed over the last few centuries.


WEDNEDAY, OCTOBER 27, 6:30 PM, 2021

This program, showing the maps in close detail, will be best viewed on screen. A Zoom link will be emailed to EFHS members
and will appear on our website October 26


Detail from “A Map of the County of Philadelphia from Actual Survey,”
by Charles Ellet, Jr., 1843. Map Collection, Free Library of Philadelphia.