Library of Congress has a map to treasure

A Washington businessman has shelled out 1.8 million bucks for the first U.S. map printed in the new United States of America. It was published in 1784, just si...

The very first U.S. map printed in North America is now on loan at the Library of Congress. Washington businessman David Rubenstein bought the 1784 map at auction in December. Dr. John Hebert, chief of the Geography and Map Division at the Library of Congress, tells Federal News Radio about the map itself and what makes it so special.

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