Geographical Society of Philadelphia

Annual Legacy Event – Explorer of the Year Award

Circa 1900 Arctic Exploration Bellevue-Stratford
Circa 1900 Arctic Exploration Bellevue-Stratford

Since 1891, we have been annually honoring an “Explorer of the Year”. We choose the nominee based on their work crossing boundaries in their own successful and very worthy example of that goal. The special Cecilia Beaux pin has been awarded to Robert Peary, Theodore Roosevelt, Neil Armstrong, Diana Nyad, and Derrick Pitts – to name just a few.

Stay tuned for the “Date and our Next Honoree”

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Preservation: Water and Climate Change!

GEO presents a panel discussion about the historical, ecological, social, and technological effects along our rivers.
Join a panel of experts talk about the Today and Past of the Water in Philly – an EPA agent, scholars with extensive research on Philadelphia’s rivers, and GEO’s board members.
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The Bulletin Newsletter!

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