Historical Marker Placed at Original Founding Site of Academy of Natural SciencesSix young and successful men got together in 1812 in a cake shop near 3rd and Market Streets to launch their endeavor.
Philadelphia's Academy of Natural Sciences Goes Gratefully Under Drexel's WingThe CEO of the Academy says Drexel students will be able to reap the benefits of increased access to the Academy's huge collections of specimens and the Academy's staff of Ph.Ds in the study of environmental science.

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