The 1857 Map of Lake Forest found its permanent home last year at the Newberry Library in Chicago. Learn about the history of this valuable map and the educational value of the maps in the collections at the History Center, The Newberry Library and the Dunn Museum. This program is presented with the Lake Forest Preservation Foundation who was instrumental in the conservation of the 1857 Map and its transit to the Newberry Library.
James R. Akerman, Curator of Maps at the Newberry Library, Director of the library’s Hermon Dunlap Smith Center for the History of Cartography and author of six books on maps.
Arthur Miller, Emeritus Archivist and Librarian for Special Collections at Lake Forest College, Honorary Director of the Lake Forest Preservation Foundation
Heather Johnson, Curator at the Bess Bower Dunn Museum
Moderated by: Carol Summerfield, Executive Director, History Center Lake Forest-Lake Bluff
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