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A Field Guide to American Ornithology in the Delaware Valley 1699-1900

 

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People Places and Organizations

Audubon, John James

Bartram, John

Bartram, William

Bonaparte, Charles Lucien

Cassin, John

Gambel, William

Harris, Edward

Hoppes, Joshua

LeConte, John Lawrence

Lewis, Graceanna

Lewis, Meriweather

Nuttall, William

Ord, George

Say, Thomas

Stone, Witmer

Townsend, John Kirk

Vaux, William Sansom

Wilson, Alexander

 

The center of early American ornithology.

Associated with John Cassin, George Ord, Graceanna Lewis, Witmer Stone,

Bartram's Garden -

Home of John Bartam
Home of William Bartram

Delaware County Institute of Science

John Cassin was a founding member

Delaware Valley Ornithological Club

Witmer Stone was a founding member

Laurel Hill Cemetery

Resting place of John Cassin
Resting place of Witmer Stone

Mill Grove

Providence Friends Meeting Cemetery

Resting place of Graceanna Lewis

West Laurel Hill Cemetery

Resting place of John Lawrence Leconte

Westtown Boarding School

Attended by John Cassin, Thomas Say, John Kirk Townsend, and Edward Drinker Cope.