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Thornton W. Burgess: His Times, Life & Work 1874-1965

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Presented by Thornton W. Burgess Society at Green Briar Nature Center, East Sandwich MA

Thornton W. Burgess: His Times, Life & Work 1874-1965

This ongoing exhibit features books, art and artifacts from the life and works of author/naturalist Thornton W. Burgess {1874-1965}, whose stories of Peter Rabbit and friends have taught generations of children lessons of conservation and love of wildlife.  Burgess, who was born and grew up in Sandwich on Cape Cod, achieved national and international recognition for his popular books and pioneering conservation work.  His legacy is continued through the work of the Thornton W. Burgess

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Green Briar Nature Center

6 Discovery Hill Road (off Route 6A), East Sandwich, MA 02537

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