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Academy of Natural Sciences

On the Parkway tour.


Joseph Leidy
Samuel Murray, 1907
* Statue of Joseph Leidy
* standing person, bone
* inscription: 1823-1891
* In front of the Academy of Natural Sciences. 19th, Race, and the Parkway.
* 39.957200,-75.171300 [map]
* See also:
+phillyhistory.org 1912 picture of this piece
+phillyhistory.org 1931 picture of this piece
+wikipedia.org's Samuel Murray page
+Academy of Natural Science's Joseph Leidy exhibit

Deinonychus
Kent Ullberg, 1987
* dinosaurs
* inscription:
(the "terrible claw" dinosaur)
Dedicated April 29, 1987 to commemorate the 175th year of the Academy of Natural Sciences and to honor the the Academy Women's Committee for their loyalty and dedication to the institution.
* In front of the Academy of Natural Sciences. 19th, Race, and the Parkway.
* 39.957200,-75.171125 [map]
* See also:
+kentullberg.net

Shells
2010 (installed)
* small shells
* Either side of the East entrance. Academy of Natural Sciences. West side of 19th between Cherry and the Parkway.
* 39.956600,-75.170950 [map]

See Also

+Academy of Natural Sciences