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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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    Free Storytime at the Arboretum (Ages 1–5)
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    March 17th, 2017 - August 18th, 2017
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    OUTDOORS
    Garden Railway Opens for the Season!
    Morris Arboretum of the University...
    May 27th, 2017 - October 9th, 2017
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    CLASSES & WORKSHOPS
    Nature Sleuths - (Ages 5-7) Session 2
    Morris Arboretum of the University...
    May 21st, 2017 - June 11th, 2017
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    Seeds to Sprouts, Spring Adventures! (Ages 2-4) - Session 2
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    April 24th, 2017 - June 5th, 2017
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    KIDS
    Garden Discovery Series: Wind Sock Science
    Morris Arboretum of the University...
    June 3rd, 2017
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    KIDS
    Tree Adventure
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    Art Exploration in Nature (Ages 3 to 5 years)
    Morris Arboretum of the University...
    July 6th, 2017 - July 27th, 2017
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    KIDS
    Seeds to Sprouts, Spring Adventures! (Ages 2-4) - Session 3
    Morris Arboretum of the University...
    July 10th, 2017 - July 31st, 2017
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