Irvington Unfolds:                  A History in Maps

Left: Maps of the Early Days. In this showcase is a reproduction of the 1785 Philipsburg Forfeiture Map that shows how the land in Westchester and the surrounding area was divided after the War of Independence.

Right: View of the Broadway map of 1901, the Lost Irvington showcase, Lay of the Land and North Atlas walls.

Right: Panoramic view of the exhibition area. The Main Street table is in the foreground. The Aerial Map wall is on the right and the Early Days showcase is on the left. In the background is the Warnock Gallery: East Irvington/Dublin

Left: Shows our Atlases of various roads, traffic, etc.

Left: Inside the Warnock Gallery showing maps and old photographs of East Irvington/Dublin. The Warnock Gallery will change in the future to maps and photographs of Ardsley Park.

Right: Shows our Atlases of various roads, traffic, etc.

Above: The Aerial Map is a large black & white image of Irvington. Flanking this image on the left is our Cedar Ridge showcase, and on the right is our On the Water-Front showcase that shows the Bridge Street development project.

Above: The blue table shows Main Street as it was in 1912. In the background is the Mappa Mundi showcase that shows the art of cartography.

Left: The 1912 Main Street Table. In the background is the Pre-Incorporation showcase.

Right: A view of the Lay of the Land wall displaying topographic maps and the United States Geological Survey.

Left: The Map Types showcase displays a variety of map types and the kinds of information they contain. Atop this showcase sits the Whale Map of Manhattan created by local artist and resident Peter Sis.

Right: An enlarged view of the 1901 Broadway map.