It Happened Here: New Jersey

One of paleontology’s most important events happened in Haddonfield, New Jersey. In 1858, the first nearly complete dinosaur skeleton found in America was discovered by William Parker Foulke in a marl pit in Haddonfield, New Jersey. Hadrosaurus Foulkii went on to become the country’s first publicly displayed dinosaur skeleton. CLICK …

Children’s Educational Programs

Children from the third and fifth grades annually visit our museum on guided tours for supplementary information to complement their study of local history. They tour Greenfield Hall from the Attic Gallery where the toy and doll collections are displayed to the Cellar to view the awesome Tool Collection. On …

Haddonfield Makes the Philly.com News

(THIS ARTICLE TAKEN FROM THE PHILLY.COM NEWS, FOR ALL IMAGES AND FULL CONTENT, CLICK HERE.) Haddonfield makes the news in an article written by Inquirer Columnist, Kevin Riordan, reprinted April 25, 2014. “HADDONFIELD Samuel Nicholson Rhoads (1862-1952), the globe-trotting amateur naturalist from Haddonfield, shared his findings with his hometown and …

Eagle Scout Fundraising Project

The Historical society is collecting funds for an Eagle Scout project to be done on site. Boy Scout Ross Graham will be doing a much needed renovation and refurbishment of our front yard plants and herb garden. As you can see from this photo, our herb garden is quite overgrown …

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It Happened Here: New Jersey

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Screen shot 2014-07-30 at 10.45.04 AMOne of paleontology’s most important events happened in Haddonfield, New Jersey. In 1858, the first nearly complete dinosaur skeleton found in America was discovered by William Parker Foulke in a marl pit in Haddonfield, New Jersey. Hadrosaurus Foulkii went on to become the country’s first publicly displayed dinosaur skeleton. CLICK here to see the It Happened Here: New Jersey episode featuring Haddy the Dinosaur.

 

 

 

 

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