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The new Philip D. Reed Education Center opens at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center. The new center includes a multipurpose classroom, library, exhibit hall, and office space. The center will be used to host students and teachers participating in environmental education. The center will be officially dedicated in late October 1997.


  • Philip D. Reed Education Center
  • Smithsonian Environmental Research Center (SERC)


Chronology of Smithsonian History


  • Smithsonian Year 1997. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1997, p. 46-47.
  • Smithsonian Institution Archives, Reference File, "The Torch," January 1998, p. 1, 7.

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Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520,


April 1997


  • Education
  • Ecology
  • Libraries
  • Environmental education

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