363 Riversville Road,, Greenwich, CT Phone: 203-869-6899, Ext. 10..
Tours and Reception 3:00 to 4:00 pm Program begins at 4:15 pmErnest Thompson Seton is known as a co-founder of the Boy Scouts of America, but he was also a world renown artist-naturalist, nature writer, advocate of First Tribes, and founder or co-founder of other organizations that emphasize nature study, campcraft and character development. He was a man ahead of his time. This talk by Julie Seton will touch on the highlights of his life with special attention to how his Greenwich, CT estate, called Wyndygoul, was instrumental in shaping these programs. Julie Seton, granddaughter of Julia Moss and Ernest Thompson Seton, grew up at Seton Castle, her grandparents' homestead in Santa Fe, NM. his event, cosponsored by the Boy Scouts of America, Greenwich Chapter, will be held at the Ernest Thompson Seton Reservation. An optional walking tour of the reservation (wear comfy shoes) and a reception will precede the lecture.