Museum Educator Patrick Reynolds is set to discuss a variety of maps from the region using modern geo-spatial technology to overlay older maps onto current maps of the Rome area, on Wednesday, September 12th at the Oneida County History Center.
County atlas’s and Sanborn fire insurance maps will be discussed as a tool for researchers as well as some recently uncovered maps found at the Rome Historical Society. This program takes place in the History Center’s main gallery. Doors open at 5 pm, presentation begins at 5:30 pm.
Patrick Reynolds is currently the Museum Educator at the Rome Historical Society. A graduate of SUNY Oneonta in American History, he received MA in Museum Studies from the Cooperstown Graduate Program. He has worked in museums and public history for over thirty years.
The Oneida County History Center, formerly the Oneida County Historical Society, is a private 501(c) (3) not-for-profit educational institution and is dedicated to preserving history and promoting the culture of the Greater Mohawk Valley. Admission to this program is free for the general public; donations are encouraged. For more information, contact the center at (315) 735-3642 or visit the OCHC website.
Map of the City of Rome provided.