Ernest Thompson Seton’s 150th Birthday Celebration

Event Details

Date: Sunday, August 15th, 2010
Time: 10:00 AM- 11:00 PM

Celebrating Ernest Thompson Seton’s 150th Birthday!

Join us for a celebration of Seton’s birthday, and find out how his legacy lives into the future through the work of the Academy for the Love of Learning.

  • Tour the ruins of Seton’s ‘Castle’ with Curator, David Witt and learn more about Seton’s visionary educational work.
  • Explore tales of transformation (your own, and others’) in a “campfire circle”.
  • Meet Academy staff, and find out about the work of the organization and how Seton’s legacy is being carried forward.
  • See how construction is moving along with the Academy’s beautiful new earth-friendly building and landscaping.
  • Kids can participate in Woodcraft-like activities.
  • Book signing by David L. Witt of his new book, Ernest Thompson Seton: The Life and Legacy of an Artist and Conservationist.
  • Enjoy refreshments, good company, and – of course – birthday cake!

Please RSVP so that we can estimate attendance. Directions, schedule of events, and other information will be included in our confirmation letter, which will go out the week before the event. RSVP to Patty Nagle at or call 505-995-1860.

Please note this is an outdoor event and tours involve walking on uneven surfaces.

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