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Downtown Rock and Fossil Displays

Downtown Rock and Fossil Displays

We in Fremont County are so fortunate to have world-class geology and paleontology in our back yard. 'Tis holiday season, and we wanted to brighten up an empty store front downtown with some cheer. Beth and Colby Katchmar kindly offered us the former RSVP window at...

Three Mile Park and Shaws Park

by Cindy Smith and Jim Meacham We are blessed with abundant information of geological and historical significance in Fremont County.  Just a few miles west of Canon City and north of Highway 50 on Fremont County Road (FCR) 69 lies Three Mile Park, and immediately...
Shaw’s Park, a diplodocus, and Prof. Kessler!

Shaw’s Park, a diplodocus, and Prof. Kessler!

by Cindy Smith and Jim Meacham During the 1930s and 1940s, Prof. F.C. Kessler (Canon City high school teacher, founder of the local geology club, and curator of the City Museum) often took students to Shaws Park for earth science talks in a natural amphitheater. ...