DARWIN'S HOME IN KENT IS TO BECOME A SHRINE; Downe House, Where the Great Scientist Labored in Ill-Health for Forty Years, Is at Last to Be Endowed and Restored

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DARWIN'S HOME IN KENT IS TO BECOME A SHRINE; Downe House, Where the Great Scientist Labored in Ill-Health for Forty Years, Is at Last to Be Endowed and Restored

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THE preservation of Darwin's home has at last been assured. The old house at Downe, in the remote suburbs of London, where the Darwinian theory of evolution was cradled, is to be acquired from the naturalist's descendants and presented to the nation.

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'DARWIN'S HOME IN KENT IS TO BECOME A SHRINE; Downe House, Where the Great Scientist Labored in Ill-Health for Forty Years, Is at Last to Be Endowed and Restored', New York Times

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“DARWIN'S HOME IN KENT IS TO BECOME A SHRINE; Downe House, Where the Great Scientist Labored in Ill-Health for Forty Years, Is at Last to Be Endowed and Restored,” Past Periodicals, accessed May 5, 2021, https://unsettlingscientificstories.omeka.net/items/show/20038.