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Mapping By Hand: Wallabout Bay 1639 - 1810

Meredith Wisner 2 years, 5 months ago
Manatus Map (detail), Library of Congress, Geography and Maps Division, 1639 Manatus Map (detail), Library of Congress, Geography and Maps Division, 1639

The archive and exhibition staff are just now putting the final touches on our next BLDG 92 talk, Mapping History: 400 Years in 5 Minutes, which will be held at BLDG 92 tonight (March 15th) at 6:30.  In this panel discussion we will cover how technology and archival materials merged to create our most popular museum feature, the 5 foot round interactive map table that lives in our timeline gallery.  If you're interested in attending there are still some seats left.  Book a spot on our events page, here.

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Spring has Sprung? The Navy Yard Bikes To Work!

Meredith Wisner 2 years, 5 months ago
Detail, Brooklyn Greenway Detail, Brooklyn Greenway

Inspired by the unseasonably warm weather a number of Brooklyn Navy Yard staff, including myself, dusted off their bikes, filled their tires and biked to work.  The route has gotten exponentially more attractive given the continued expansion of the Brooklyn Greenway, which once completed will be a 14 mile route that hugs the Brooklyn waterfront--including our very own Navy Yard!

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