Documents and Drinks: 250th Anniversary of the Mason-Dixon Line
In November 1763, surveyors Charles Mason and Jeremiah Dixon arrived in Philadelphia to settle a dispute between the Penn and Calvert families over the boundary between their two proprietary colonies, Pennsylvania and Maryland. Join the Historical Society of Pennsylvania as we revisit this influential moment with our guest speaker—writer and historian Barnet Schechter—on the 250th anniversary of the Mason-Dixon Line. Members of the Treasures Society and their guests are invited to attend this lecture followed by a reception and document display.
Topic :18th century, Colonial period, Pennsylvania
Event Type: Lecture/Panel Discussion
Please RSVP to Mallory Burgan at email@example.com or 215-732-6200 x300