Charting Their Journeys: Explorers Record the Americas, 1500 – 1900From the search for a new trade route to the Orient to the race for a
lunar landing, explorers have charted their journeys in wonderfully
pictorial maps. What were the explorers’ impressions? What
experiences and observations prompted the explorers to record them on
maps and charts? Who knew what, when? Join Ed Redmond, Geography and
Map Reference Specialist, Library of Congress, as we glimpse these
journeys to the Americas through the eyes of those who lived them.
Brought to you by the librarians of the Library of Congress.
When: Wednesday, October 17, 2:00 p.m. (E.D.T.), 1:00 p.m. CST
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