Outside the Academy of Natural Sciences
Dick Williams of the National Park Service announces that the
Academy of Natural Sciences is a certified site on the National
Lewis and Clark Trail and presents Dr. James Baker, President
and CEO of the Academy, with a plaque and marker.
The Meeting attendees and Academy staff welcome the new designtion.
That's Gretchen Worden of the College of Physicians at the right.
Wayne S. Spilove, Chairman of the Pennsylvania Historical and
Museum Commission, announces the dedication of the historical
marker honoring Meriwether Lewis.
James Baker and Wayne Spilove unveiled the marker, located in
front of the Academy.
The text is on both sides of the marker so it can be read by
drivers and pedestrians as they go by.
Inside the Academy
Gordon Julich, Foundation vice-president, joins Callie and Larry
Epstein in Dinosaur Hall.
and Earle Spamer and Jim Mallory dine with the dinosaurs.
Rick McCourt, Archivist of the Herbarium, stands near a new poster
of Herbarium specimens. Rick and Earle and keynote speaker Bob
Peck and Tuesday evening's speaker Ernie Schuyler and several
other staff members are Foundation and Philadelphia Chapter members
and attended the Annual Meeting.
Rose and Ftank Muhly hold the plaque and sign presented by Dick
Earlier, at noon, Dick Williams presented a similar certification
to the American Philosophical Society. He was unfazed by a power
outage that affected the entire historic area as he was speaking!