Join amateur and professional historians at this annual meeting to discover and document the roads, fords, ferries and other features of old Mecklenburg County. This year, the meeting will be virtual, featuring three individual sessions on Saturday, December 12, 2020 from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., 12:15 p.m. to 1:00 p.m., and 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Join us for one or all of these free sessions.

The Charlotte Museum of History is assisting with this virtual meeting. For updated details about the meeting, check the Historic Mapping Congress website.

This meeting uses Zoom to create three distinct sessions. Please be sure to RSVP for each session you wish to attend by clicking on each individual RSVP button. Each session will use a different zoom room to ensure participants are able to fully participate in each session. To receive reminders about the program as a whole, please use the email sign up to add your name to our updates list. All programs will be recorded.

Schedule of Events


11:00 am to 12:00 pm: Webinar with presentations about historical maps and mapping. Historians will present about their research and using technology to investigate old maps.


12:15 pm to 1:00 pm: Zoom program. The annual meeting of the Historic Mapping Congress. The Congress focuses on mapping North Carolina and South Carolina in the Revolutionary Era. The meeting will overview the progress of the Congress.


1:00 to 2:00 pm: Zoom program. The Historic Mapping Congress is working on a composite map recording information about Mecklenburg County in the Revolutionary Era. This interactive program will examine, and discuss, the roads and features of Mecklenburg County in the Revolutionary Era.