Wednesday, December 11, 2013

The Mary Baker Eddy Library - Looking at the World through a Glass

Do you love history and understanding more about the world and its going-ons? Then you would be amazed when visiting the Mapparium at The Mary Baker Eddy Library in Boston, Massachusetts. Your mini bus can get you there with ease, to marvel at this unique attraction.

Creative Design at its Best

The Mapparium is actually a three-story tall globe that is made entirely of stained glass. Charter bus visitors view this globe atop a 30-foot long bridge located through the interior of the globe. The Mapparium is based on Rand McNally political maps, and reflects the political world as how it was at that time, labelling certain regions the old way like Italian East Africa and Siam, as well as the now defunct political entity, Soviet Union.
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