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East Falls History through Maps and Atlases
Wednesday, October 27, 2021, 6:30 PM
Community Event - not East Falls Village
Registration is not Required
THE EAST FALLS HISTORICAL SOCIETY PRESENTS
“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.