The Book That Brought a Dinosaur to Life

The Book That Brought a Dinosaur to Life (HM23ZB)

Location: Washington, DC 20008
Country: United States of America

N 38° 55.724', W 77° 2.858'

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In 1956, author Oliver Butterworth brought a dinosaur to life, thrilling millions of readers with his tale. In The Enormous Egg, 12-year old Nate Twitchell spotted an egg unlike any other on his family farm. A few weeks after Nate's discovery, out hatched a tiny triceratops.

Under Nate's care, the dinosaur Uncle Beazley—named after Nate's great, great uncle—moved from the Twitchell farm in New Hampshire to the "National Museum" in Washington and eventually to the Zoo. And there Beazley stayed "for a long, long time."
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HM NumberHM23ZB
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Placed BySmithsonian Institution
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Date Added Wednesday, December 20th, 2017 at 10:03am PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 322506 N 4310861
Decimal Degrees38.92873333, -77.04763333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 55.724', W 77° 2.858'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 55' 43.44" N, 77° 2' 51.48" W
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Area Code(s)202
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 95 Olmsted Walk, Washington DC 20008, US
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