Professor John O’Neill, co-chair of the Hamilton Bicentennial Committee, said a few words about the signing of the College Charter on May 26, 1812. Arboretum Director Terry Hawkridge and Lead Horticulturist Dan Rouillier presented a seminar on A.P. Saunders’ hybridization of his world-class peonies on College Hill from 1920-1940. Cake and light refreshments were served. Root Glen and Grant Garden tours concluded the festivities.