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Project: Cultural Economic Development Grant

300 Years of Mapping Orleans and Cape Cod, 1600-1900

Exhibit of antique maps showing how cartographic depictions of the area were used to not only assist with the exploration and trade commerce of the coastal area, but as a marketing tool for prospective colonists from the old world. Guest speakers will discuss the history, interpretation and collecting of antique maps.

Orleans Historical Society
Orleans, MA, Barnstable County (Cape & Islands)

project director: Tamsen Cornell
awarded on: 2007-03-09
amount: $2,000