Science Saturday at Stratford Hall: Understanding Deep Time

  • Sat, Dec 11, 2021 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Eastern Standard Time

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To understand the geological concept of Deep time, humans must think of time scales in unimaginable larger units than those that define our lives.  What is Deep time?  Who is James Hutton and why is he so important in understanding what Deep time. How do we begin to visualize this geological chronology?  Join Education & Outreach Manager, Jon Bachman, as he answers these questions and more in a search for the deepest of Earth timelines.

This free program will be offered virtually. Pre-registration is required. 


Your contribution to Stratford Hall makes great things happen! Please join us in unlocking $25,000 in matching gifts from the Jessie Ball duPont Fund to support exhibits, preservation, programming, the extensive historic property, and more. Every gift made online between November 1 and December 31 will be matched dollar for dollar up to $500 per contribution. At checkout, there will be the opportunity to add your Gift for the Match. Thank you for participating in this exciting challenge! 


After registering for the webinar, attendees will receive an automated confirmation email with connection instructions. .The program will take place via Zoom, which is available for free download here:

Date & Time

Sat, Dec 11, 2021 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Stratford Hall

A National Historic Landmark, Stratford Hall is home to the Lees of Virginia and is located in the Northern Neck of Virginia. Nestled along the Potomac River, Stratford Hall’s nearly 2,000 acres come to life through the presentation and preservation of the 18th-century Great House, vibrant gardens, natural trails revealing breathtaking river views, and the stories of all who lived here.