The building which PRI now calls home was originally used as an orphanage.
It was built in 1932; PRI has been here since 1968.
It is PRI's mission to increase and disseminate
knowledge about the history and evolution of the Earth and its
In The News
by Creationists, Museums Answer Back
The New York Times, September 20, 2005
Is Healed, And Paleontology Gains
The New York Times, May 5, 2005
Estrangement Ends with PRI-Cornell Affiliation Agreement
Cornell Chronicle, December 16, 2004
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