Story of Mary Anning’s Fossils- Buffalo History Museum – January 25, 2017- Buffalo, NY

Story of Mary Anning’s Fossils at the  Buffalo History Museum on January 25,2017 at 6pm to 7:30pm. Dr. Phil Stokes of Penn Dixie will speak about Mary Anning’s Fossils. First 50 attendees will get a fossil.

FREE with museum admission which is $7 for adults, $5 for seniors 60+ and kids 13-21 are $5 and kids 7-12 are $2.50.

Who is Mary Anning? Mary Anning (21 May 1799 – 9 March 1847) was an English fossil collector, dealer, and paleontologist who became known around the world for important finds she made in Jurassic marine fossil beds in the cliffs along the English Channel at Lyme Regis in the county of Dorset in Southwest England. Her findings contributed to important changes in scientific thinking about prehistoric life and the history of the Earth. (Wikipedia) Learn more.

Ichthyosaurus Fossil on display ay Lyme Regis Museum in the 1960s. Mary Anning a 12 year old girl found this first complete fossil in 1811. The museum is built on the site of her birthplace. The fossil is now homed at The Natural History Museum but has briefly returned to the Lyme Regis Museum in 2011 for the 200th anniversary of its discovery.:

Ichthyosaurus Fossil on display at the Lyme Regis Museum in the 1960s. Mary Anning a 12 year old girl found this first complete fossil in 1811. The museum is built on the site of her birthplace. The fossil is now homed at The Natural History Museum but has briefly returned to the Lyme Regis Museum in 2011 for the 200th anniversary of its discovery.

 

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