Putting Family History On The Map





Oct 11, 2023


6:00 EDT



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About this event

Join Ian Spangler from the Leventhal Map & Education Center to discuss the use of historic maps for genealogical research. Ian will provide a demo of Leventhal Center’s Atlascope tool, which overlays historic maps on top of modern-day ones so you can easily compare past and present.

Ian Spangler is a cultural & economic geographer with interests in digital mapping, historical geographies, and race & landscape in the US. He is a geography PhD candidate at the University of Kentucky, and Assistant Curator of Digital & Participatory Geography at the Leventhal Map & Education Center.

Accessibility Notice

We strive to make our events accessible. To request a disability accommodation and/or language services, please contact: Jessy Wheeler at jwheeler@bpl.org, by September 27, 2023. Please allow at least two weeks to arrange for accommodations.

Please note that we require registration, as this event is happening over Zoom.

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