The Discovery of the Americas and the Founding of the United States

The Columbia Alumni Club South of Florida would like to invite its members to attend an amazing talk and exhibit on the Discovery of the Americas and Founding of the United States. This event is part of their exhibit: 100 Maps that Changed the World. It is organized by Nova Southeastern University Sherman Library on Wednesday, January 24th from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.  In addition to attending a presentation by Neal Asbury - a distinguished talk show host and local art collector, attendees will have the opportunity to visit an outstanding exhibit of over 150 antiquarian maps featuring rare maps and atlases from the 15th through the 18th century from the collection of the Asbury family.  The maps were selected to illustrate the European discovery of the Americas and the exploration and mapping of the American colonies up and through the American Revolution. The exhibit contains maps by such famous mapmakers as Sebastian Münster; Gerardus Mercator; Abraham Ortelius; the Hondius family; Joan Blaeu; etc.


This event is FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

If you plan to attend, registration is managed through Nova Southeastern. Please be sure to register here:

For directions and parking information, please follow this link:

Note:  This event is organized and sponsored by Nova University Southeastern University Sherman Library.

January 24, 2018 at 6:00pm - 9pm

Alvin Sherman Library at Nova Southeastern University

3100 Ray Ferrero Jr Blvd
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33314
United States

Betty Charles