Penn Dixie Paleontological and Outdoor Education Center

Owned and operated by the Hamburg Natural History Society, Inc.

Founded to Protect and Promote Education about our Natural Resources
Click on illustrations for information about Penn Dixie programs

  • Driving Directions
  • For GPS use Input intersection of Bristol Rd & Big Tree Rd, Blasdell, NY 14219 close to site
    Penn Dixie GPS Coordinates: 4246'35" & -7849'47" (gate)
  • Membership form
Geology and Palaeontology of Eighteen Mile Creek by Amadeus W. Grabau Reprinted
    Download order form and mail with shipping and sales tax were applicable


  "Digging for Fossil Gold"
Buffalo News Penn Dixie Article
October 13, 2013 (Click HERE for full article)

Penn Dixie Video: "Penn Dixie - Colly in the Community"


Geology Merit Badge at Penn Dixie
Sunday, September 14, 2014 - 1-4 PM

Geologist Webelos Activity Award
Sunday, September 21, 2014 1-4PM

Forestry Merit Badge Day
Sept. 28 - 12 Noon-3:30 PM

Nature Merit Badge Day
Oct. 13, 12 Noon-3 PM

Naturalist Webelo Activity Badge Day
          Sept. 27 - 2-4:30 PM

Cub Scout Astronomy Belt Loop & PIn
        Sept. 20 - 5:30 PM

Cub Scout Astronomy Belt Loop & Poin
        Oct. 11 - 5:30 PM
23rd Penn Dixie Nature Cruise & Buffalo Lighthouse Tour
                  Saturday, September 13, 2014
            Boarding at 8:30 AM
17th Annual WNY Earth Science Day at Penn Dixie
    Saturday, October 11, 2014 - 9 am-4 pm

19th Annual HNHS/Penn Dixie Fundraiser
    Thursday, November 6, 2014 - 6-9 PM
La Galleria Restaurant, 3923 Orchard Park, NY
 Public and supporters of Penn Dixie welcome!

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The original photos on this website were taken by Hamburg Natural History Society members of actual specimens found at the Penn Dixie site. Permission is hereby given to use any of the images for non-commercial, educational purposes. It is requested that the user cite this website as the origin.
Penn Dixie Paleontological and Outdoor Education Center is owned and operated by the Hamburg Natural History Society, Inc.,
P.O. Box 772, Hamburg, New York 14075
(716) 627-4560. Fax: (716) 627-4571

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