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MARY ANNING (1799-1847) English fossil collector and palaeontologist with her dog Tray. Artist unknown.
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Mary Anning: Fossilist for the Ages

In the early 19th century Mary Anning was one of the leading pioneers in fossil discovery yet received little credit during her lifetime. It is only recently that her contribution to science has finally been acknowledged. Learn more about this fascinating woman’s life and times with a living history impersonator and presentation.

Lecture — 2 p.m. — 60 minutes — Ages 8 yrs. and up 

Regular Museum Admission — Register at


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