natural history

Darwin Day at the East Tennessee State University and General Shale Natural History Museum

Darwin Day will be celebrated with free admission at the East Tennessee State University and General Shale Natural History Museum as a part of its annual Darwin Day observance on Saturday, Feb. 7. Darwin Day includes several talks, a discussion panel and a variety of activities for children. Darwin Day is an international celebration of […]

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Fossil & Artifact ID Night

One doesn’t have to be a scientist to find fossils or other artifacts, but identifying them is a different story.  The East Tennessee State University and General Shale Natural History Museum and Visitors Center at the Gray Fossil Site will assist the public in identifying such specimens as a part of “Fossil and Artifact ID […]

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GIS (Geographic Information System) Day Celebrated at Gray Fossil Site

GIS (Geographic Information System) Day will be celebrated at the East Tennessee State University & General Shale Natural History Museum and Visitors Center at the Gray Fossil Site on Saturday, November 23rd. The museum will offer a wide range of activities for all ages. The activities include craft activities, such as a map coloring challenge, […]

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Gem and Mineral Show coming to ETSU’s Natural History Museum

A Gem & Mineral Show will be held at the East Tennessee State University & General Shale Natural History Museum and Visitors Center at the Gray Fossil Site on November 8-10. The show will include ten gem and mineral dealers who will be visiting from all over the Southeast.  Dealers will be selling mineral specimens, jewelry, […]

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“A Photographic History of the Saltville, VA, Well-Fields” at Gray Fossil Site

“A Photographic History of the Saltville, VA, Well-Fields” will be the topic of an upcoming lecture at the East Tennessee State University and General Shale Brick Natural History Museum and Visitor Center at the Gray Fossil Site on Saturday, October 5th, at 1:00 p.m.  The event is free and open to the public. The talk […]

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