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Philadelphia in 2003: the time, place, plans, schedules, photos, memories, and highlights of the Annual Meeting

The Lewis and Clark Trail Heritage Foundation's 35th Annual Meeting in 2003
Saturday, August 9 and Sunday, August 10 Sextant Demonstration


Derrick Pitts, chief astronomer at the Franklin Institute, tests the sextant.

Katy Hineline tries the sextant.



What is Jim Mallory seeing? Paula Mallory waits her turn.




Derrick Pitts was kept busy all afternoon as visitors listened to his explanations, asked questions, and tried the instrument.




Updated August 24, 2003