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How did George Washington help create the first American atlas?

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George Washington loved maps. He made maps and collected maps. In this short episode, come see one of George Washington's prized atlases and learn the story behind his contribution to the understanding of early American geography. In this episode Dr. Alexandra Montgomery shares with us the story of how George Washington helped create the first American Atlas and the significance of creating new American maps in the wake of independence. Listen to the full podcast episode: Learn more:
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