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Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania

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100 E. Northwestern Avenue Philadelphia PA 19118

The Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania began in 1887 as ''Compton,'' the summer home of John and Lydia Morris, brother and sister. John and Lydia Morris laid plans for a school and laboratory at Compton devoted to horticulture and botany. Through the stewardship and vision of the Quaker family, Compton became the Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania in 1932. Listed on The National Register of Historic Places, it is an interdisciplinary resource center for the University, and is recognized as the official arboretum of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Science, art, and humanities are pursued through a variety of research, teaching, and outreach programs that link the Arboretum to a worldwide effort to nurture the earth's forests, fields and landscapes.

Events at Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania
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SPECIAL EVENTS
Holiday Garden Railway Grand Opening
Morris Arboretum of the University...
November 29th, 2014
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KIDS
Storytime at Morris Arboretum
Morris Arboretum of the University...
November 11th, 2014 - December 16th, 2014
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SPECIAL EVENTS
Friday Night Lights
Morris Arboretum of the University...
December 5th, 2014 - December 26th, 2014
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CLASSES & WORKSHOPS
Holiday Wreath Making
Morris Arboretum of the University...
December 6th, 2014
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SPECIAL EVENTS
Holiday Concert with the Penn Glee Club
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December 6th, 2014
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LECTURES & LITERATURE
Emily Dickinson and Beatrix Potter: A Tale of Two Gardeners
Morris Arboretum of the University...
December 10th, 2014
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LECTURES & LITERATURE
Emily Dickinson and Beatrix Potter: A Tale of Two Gardeners
Morris Arboretum of the University...
December 10th, 2014
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CLASSES & WORKSHOPS
Holiday Tabletop Tree with Lights
Morris Arboretum of the University...
December 13th, 2014 - December 15th, 2014
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CULINARY
Create a Beautiful Holiday Arrangement for your Table or Mantle
Morris Arboretum of the University...
December 20th, 2014
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OUTDOORS
Tree Adventure
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July 4th, 2009 - January 1st, 2037

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