Michael Morand (Yale University), “Mondays at Beinecke: Wadsworth’s 1748 Map of New Haven” (Beinecke Library)

Event time: 
Monday, February 15, 2021 - 4:00pm to 4:30pm
Event description: 

Beinecke Library’s Michael Morand will discuss the Plan of the City of New Haven by James Wadsworth from 1748, the earliest surviving manuscript map of New Haven.
Zoom webinar registration: https://bit.ly/3nCBUKG
The talk will tease out some threads of local history from the marks Wadsworth made on his map, including the names of residents, and offer one example of how original documents can lead us to reckon with history in our own time.