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Our Committee member, Joan Boothe, has graciously offered her Pacific Heights residence as our venue for the Reception which will kick-off the SouthPole-sium v.5 on Wednesday night, June 22.
A highlight will be raising a glass to celebrate Midwinter's Day (actually 9:13pm New Zealand time, June 21), the traditional Antarctic celebration going back over a hundred years to the two Scott expeditions and probably before. See how it's celebrated today. [Excuse the ads.]
This will be our venue for the day on Thursday, June 23. The Center is located in the Fort Mason Center for Arts & Culture, Landmark Building E, 2 Marina Boulevard. This is within the San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park which is also home to the Maritime Museum and the Hyde Street Pier.
Located on the Stanford University campus in Palo Alto, the David Rumsey Map Center contains more than 150,000 rare maps donated to Stanford in 2009 by David Rumsey, a retired real estate developer in San Francisco who began collecting maps of the Americas more than three decades ago. Rumsey is the president of Cartography Associates, a digital publishing company, and chairman of Luna Imaging, which provides enterprise software for online image collections.