On Thursday, May 18, 2023 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., the Everhart Museum is hosting a special reception commemorating the opening of the Founder’s Gallery, which showcases the life of Museum founder Dr. Isaiah Fawkes Everhart. The reception includes refreshments, live music, and a presentation on the opening of the exhibition.

The Founder’s Gallery, on long-term view, traces Dr. Everhart’s life from his beginnings in rural Southeastern Pennsylvania, through his career as a surgeon in the Civil War, to his settling in Scranton and establishment of the Museum that bears his name. His story is told in his own words taken from journal entries; through objects from the Museum’s collection, including the many taxidermy specimens he completed; and through rarely seen photos from the Museum’s archives.

The Founder’s Gallery and opening reception are made possible through the generous gift of the Munley Family and Munley Law, in memory of Robert W. Munley, Esq.

Photo of Dr. Isaiah Fawkes Everhart

Thursday, May 18, 2023
5:30 p.m.–7:00 p.m.

Everhart Museum of Natural History, Science & Art
1901 Mulberry St., Scranton, PA 18510

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