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Posted on: January 8, 2015

[ARCHIVED] NEW PALEO EXHIBIT ON DISPLAY AT CHARLES COUNTY LIBRARY

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CMM-PR-15-01
January 8, 2015
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NEW PALEO EXHIBIT ON DISPLAY AT CHARLES COUNTY LIBRARY

The Paleontology Department at the Calvert Marine Museum has taken the show on the road! See the new temporary Paleontology exhibit titled “The Paleontology of Calvert Cliffs” installed at the La Plata Branch of the Charles County Library. Unique fossils taken from the museum collection are also on display. The exhibit will run through February, 2015.

This exhibit highlights Calvert Cliffs, which is located on the Western Shore of the Chesapeake Bay, and extends for more than thirty miles from Fairhaven in Anne Arundel County, south to Drum Point in Calvert County. “The Paleontology of Calvert Cliffs” discusses the history and importance of the fossilized remains of shells, bones and teeth of animals that lived in our area ten to twenty million years ago.

Beginning April 1, 2015, the exhibit will be on display at the Potomac Branch of Charles County Library in Indian Head, Maryland.

CMM photo attached of “The Paleontology of Calvert Cliffs”

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The museum is open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is $9.00 for adults, $7.00 for seniors, military with valid I.D. and AAA members, and $4.00 for children ages 5 - 12; children under 5 and museum members are always admitted free. For more information about the museum, upcoming events, or membership, visit the website at www.calvertmarinemuseum.com or call 410-326-2042. Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

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