(1821-1912)An early female scientist considered one of the best educated female naturalists of her day, Lewis dedicated her life to the study of botany and zoology. She exhibited her Chart of the Animal Kingdom at the Centennial Exposition in 1876, and won awards for her natural science drawings at the Columbian and Louisiana Purchase Expositions. A Quaker abolitionist, she was active in Underground Railroad activities at her family's farm nearby.
|Placed By||Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission|
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|Date Added||Sunday, July 5th, 2015 at 6:03pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18T E 451078 N 4442429|
|Decimal Degrees||40.13076667, -75.57421667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 40° 7.846', W 75° 34.453'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||40° 7' 50.76" N, 75° 34' 27.18" W|
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|Area Code(s)||484, 610, 215|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 2141 Kimberton Rd, Phoenixville PA 19460, US|
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