Orange County Mastodon Discovery And the Peale Museum by Joe Devine and Evan Galbraith





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The Great Orange County Mastodon Discovery of 1801: Meaning for America - Joseph Devine

There once was a time when Europe was considered the most cultured of civilizations and America was a mere neophyte lacking the classical consciousness of a mature civilizations. But America had wonders Europe couldn't dream of from the spectacular Niagara Falls to skeletal remains of when giants beasts roamed the land. The discoveries in Orange County astonished the world and impacted our infant republic. Hear this story and see what was discovered.

Joseph Devine is a retired IBM Senior Technical Professional who has dedicated recent years toward research in the field of local and American history.

Introduction to the Peale Museum of Discovery - Evan Galbraith

Evan Galbraith manages a family office, developing real estate properties throughout Orange County. The famous Montgomery Pond, where Charles Willson Peale exhumed mastodon bones, was bought by the family in the 1960s. In 2007, the family decided to explore the development of a museum to celebrate this incredible part of our national heritage.

Galbraith has a B.A. from Tufts University in Boston and a M.B.A. from Columbia Business School in New York.

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