Soapbox History: The Bone Wars - A History of Paleontology

9/24/2024 at 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Event Description

Bribery, theft, and the destruction of bones, oh my! Join Planetarium Educator, Katie Wedderstrand in Root Hall for a brand-new Soapbox History! The Bone Wars (1870-1900), was a period defined by its unethical practices and the intense rivalry between two wealthy American paleontologists, Edward Drinker Cope, and Othniel Charles Marsh.

Pre-registration is strongly encouraged, as space is limited. If registration is full, please call the Museum at 386-255-0285 to be placed on a waitlist with the potential for another time to be scheduled. 

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Free for MOAS members, $10.00 for non-members. 


Root Hall
352 S. Nova Road
Daytona Beach FL 32114
2024 Exhibit Sponsors
Sponsored in part by the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Arts and Culture, the Florida Council on Arts and Culture, and the National Endowment for the Arts.