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"A General Chart of the West India," from John Thornton's "Atlas Maritimus" (London, ca. 1683)
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There's a new display now open at the Tampa Bay History Center that’s of particular interest to map lovers. The museum is working with the University of South Florida to showcase more than 6,000 maps of historic Florida. Hafsa Quraishi toured the map library recently, she’ll be our navigator on University Beat on WUSF Public Media.

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New Exhibit Maps Out Florida's History - WUSF News FM 89.7

A video look at the Tampa Bay History Center's Touchton Map Library.

More Information: 

Touchton Map Library and Florida Center for Cartographic Education
Tampa Bay History Center
813-228-0097    info@tampabayhistorycenter.org

WUSF News article on the Touchton Map Library, including a slideshow of photos

Original Broadcast Date: 
02/20/18

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Mark Schreiner

Mark Schreiner has been the producer and reporter for "University Beat" on WUSF 89.7 FM since 2001 and on WUSF TV from 2007-2017. In addition to serving as a producer, reporter, host and assistant news director, he serves as Intern Coordinator for WUSF News. Mark has worked as an anchor, reporter and producer at radio stations in Tampa and his native Chicago since 1992. He graduated from Columbia College in Chicago with a BA in Telecommunications/Radio in 1994.

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