We Are One: Mapping America’s Road from Revolution to Independence
Central Library in Copley Square (McKim Exhibition Hall)
May 2 to November 29, 2015
Monday–Thursday: 9 a.m.–9 p.m., Friday–Saturday:9 a.m.–5 p.m.,
Sunday: 1–5 p.m.
Using 60 maps and 40 prints, paintings and objects, this major gallery exhibition traces the American story from the French and Indian War to the creation of a new national government and the founding of Washington, D.C. as its home.
Organized by the Norman B. Leventhal Map Center, this exhibition features treasures from the Boston Public Library, the British Library, Library of Congress, and others. Highlights include rare and historically significant items that have not been previously exhibited.