Chapter Meeting Saturday, September 22, 2012
What Lewis & Clark Saw:
The Natural History of Philadelphia in the 1800's.
An illustrated presentation by
Dr. David Hewitt, Academy of Natural Science of Drexel University
||The presentation will be held in the historic Library in the Pine Building at Pennsylvania Hospital.
Dr. Hewitt is a botanist with interests in ecology and the history of botany. His research includes field botany, microbiology, and paleontology.
A guided tour of the historic Pine Building will be conducted by Stacey Peeples, who is Curator and Lead Archivist at Pennsylvania Hospital, formally Special Collections Assistant at Princeton, who holds a B.A. and M.A. in History.
Board Meeting at 10:00 am
Lunch at Noon
Guided Tour of Pine Street Building at 12:40 pm
Presentation at 1:30 pm
Please see our meeting announcement for more details, including maps.
If you plan to attend, call Tom Brady by September 17th at 215-342-7614. Please let us know if you will be joining us for lunch.
(The meeting is free, with the exception of the cost of lunch.)