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Lunch and Learn at the Germantown Historical Society

January 10, 2012

Visit the Germantown Historical Society on Thursday January 26th for a Lunch & Learn: The Conservation of the Rittenhouse Compass. The program, beginning at 12:30, will feature a presentation by Jeffrey Lock, a conservator of colonial-era scientific instruments. Mr. Lock will speak on his conservation he did in 2011 of the David Rittenhouse Compass. The compass, which was made sometime between 1770 and 1780, has been in the collections at the Germantown Historical Society since about 1910. Following his discussion, Mr. Lock will have on display a selection of early American instruments. 

Participants are invited to bring a brown bag lunch; refreshments will be provided.  Admission is free. For more information call 215.844.1683.

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