(SHERMAN, Texas) July 25, 2012 —The Sherman Museum today announced that its inaugural DINO DAYS Lecture Series continues this Friday, July 27, 2012, with a noon-time lecture by Ed Swiatovy of the Texoma Rockhounds. Mr. Swiatovy will speak on the subject,”Oceanfront Property: Texoma and the Western Interior Seaway”; the lecture will provide a glimpse into earth history with a detailed look at conditions in the Texoma region during the age of the dinosaurs. The event will begin at noon and last until 1:00 p.m. The event is part of the museum’s DINO DAYS exhibition and is included in the $5.00 admission to DINO DAYS.
Ed Swiatovy is a retired Engineering Consultant to the telecommunications wire and cable industry. He is an active member of the Dallas Paleontological Society and, in concert with his wife Catherine, an avid collector of Cretaceous marine fossils. Mr. Swiatovy co-authored the book, Fossil Collector’s Guidebook to the North Sulphur River, published in 2001 by the Dallas Paleontological Society. Mr. Swiatovy spoke at the museum last year after he coordinated removal efforts of a mammoth skeleton found near Sherman by two school boys.
About DINO DAYS
DINO DAYS is the first large-scale exhibition of dinosaur fossils and fossil castings in Grayson County. The month-long exhibition includes fossil representation from more than twenty different dinosaurs, including Tyrannosaurus Rex, Triceratops, Allosaurus, Protoceratops, and Velociraptor. The educational component of the exhibition is Dino Academy, a workshop series for children interested in prehistoric life. Other features of the exhibition include a Dino Dig and 3-D dinosaur documentary movies.
The Sherman Museum is located at 301 South Walnut in Sherman, Texas.
About The Sherman Museum
The Sherman Museum is a non-profit 501(c) (3) educational organization devoted to collecting, preserving and interpreting objects of historical significance to Grayson County and the Greater North Texas Region. The museum was previously known as The Red River Historical Museum prior to a name change in March 2011.
For more information about The Sherman Museum contact us at www.theshermanmuseum.org.