The Historical Society of Haddonfield is launching a new, more frequent virtual lecture series for 2021. Our first event in this new series is “Haddonfield and the Bone Wars,” presented by Kathy Mansfield Tassini on Wednesday January 20 at 7 pm.
Kathy is Haddonfield’s Borough Co-Historian and a long-time board member and volunteer for the Historical Society of Haddonfield. She’ll be reviewing the intense feud between nineteenth-century paleontologists Edward Drinker Cope and Othniel Charles Marsh. After the Hadrosaurus was found in Haddonfield, Cope and Marsh became especially heated rivals. Each paleontologist battled to undermine the other over the years, including resorting to bribery, theft and more.
We hope you’ll join us on January 20 at 7 pm to learn more about the Bone Wars. The program will be shared via Zoom.
The event is free, though donations are always welcome. You can register for the free Zoom event by clicking here, and we will send out the link and brief instructions by the day of the event.
Stay tuned for more lectures to be announced soon!