Meeting in the Masonic Library at the Grand Lodge
of Pennsylvania to discuss a Bicentennial exhibit on the Lewis and
Clark Herbarium are (l to r) Charles Reed, Philadelphia Chapter
of L&C history committee, Earle Spamer of the botany department
of the Academy of Natural Sciences, Librarian Dr. Glenys A. Waldman
and Museum Director Kenneth McCarty of the Grand Lodge, Norma M.
Milner of the Philadelphia Chapter of L&C, Dr. A. E. Schuyler,
emeritus curator of the L&C Herbarium and member of the board
of the Philadelphia Chapter, Trudy Reed, steering committee for
the 2003 annual meeting of nationwide Lewis and Clark fans August
10-13 at Loews Philadelphia Hotel, and Frank Muhly of Mayfair, Founder
of the Philadelphia Chapter, national board member of the Lewis
and Clark Trail Heritage Foundation and co-chair of the 2003 annual
meeting. (Photo by James N. Katsaounis)
A comprehensive CD of the Lewis and Clark Herbarium archived at
the Academy of Natural Sciences is presented to Kenneth McCarty,
Masonic museum director (center) by Earle E. Spamer (l), archivist
of the Academy and an author of the CD, and Dr. Alfred E. Schuyler,
emeritus curator of the Herbarium, a collection of original pressed
plants collected on the epic expedition, with drawings and notations.
The Masonic Grand Lodge will offer a public exhibit on the Herbarium
in the summer of the opening Bicentennial year 2003 to honor Lewis
and Clark who were both Masons. (Photo by James N. Katsaounis)
The Grand Lodge invites you to take a virtual tour of the building.
Go to the Lodge's
website and then click the "Tour of the Temple"
link for your choice of several tour options.