ATTENTION: Exhibit changeover will be taking place April 15-19. The ground floor of the museum will be impacted but the museum will remain open. Thank you for your patience as we bring you a new exhibition.

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At a young age, Roger Tory Peterson’s keen observations in his hometown formed the inspiration for his natural history studies, art, and writing. In essence, Jamestown’s urban nature sparked Peterson’s distinguished career, demonstrating that local surroundings provide an engaging context for the study of natural history and its relationship to other disciplines such as art, math, science and language.