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Marguerite Holloway Lecture: ‘Measuring 19th Century New York State’
Marguerite Holloway will present a lecture entitled “Measuring 19th Century New York State” at 3:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 27, at the Onondaga Historical Museum. The talk is co-sponsored by the SU geography department and the Onondaga Historical Association. Holloway, the director of the Science and Environmental Journalism program at Columbia University, is author of the critically acclaimed book “The Measure of Manhattan: The Tumultuous Career and Surveying Legacy of John Randel, Jr.–Cartographer, Surveyor, Inventor.” Although Randel may be best known for mapping Manhattan, he was also an early surveyor and cartographer of the Syracuse area.
The Onondaga Historical Museum is located at 321 Montgomery Street in Syracuse, just a half-block from a stop on the Connective Corridor bus route. The lecture will be followed by a book-signing and refreshments.
Contact Person: Jacob Bendix
Department of Geography