Haddy the Dinosaur

One of paleontology’s most important events happened in New Jersey. In 1858, the first nearly complete dinosaur skeleton found in America was discovered by William Parker Foulke in a marl pit in Haddonfield, New Jersey. Hadrosaurus Foulkii went on to become the country’s first publicly displayed dinosaur skeleton. Now New Jersey’s state dinosaur, Haddy continues to draw crowds!

“It Happened Here: New Jersey” is a production of Kean University, in partnership with the New Jersey Historical Commission. The series is narrated by Willie Geist. PCK Media is serving as producer of the series. For more information about this and other activities planned for New Jersey’s 350th Anniversary, visit www.officialnj350.com.


 
 

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