Exhibit of Maps through the Ages Available at Putnam County Museum through May 2

“Indiana through the Mapmaker’s Eye” is an exhibit that opened on April 3rd at the Putnam County Museum. The display examines the four ways people have used maps through the years; as tools, art, documentation, and as political images. Some of the maps included in the display are an 1833 tourist pocket map of Indiana, a 1910 Sandborn Company fire insurance map of Bloomington, Thomas Kitchin’s 1747 map of French settlements in North America, a circa 1880 scale model map of the University of Notre Dame, and an 1881 bird’s-eye view of Mount Vernon, Indiana. The display is open to the public but only runs through May 2, so don’t miss it.

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