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Charles and Sarah Zimmerman (Felch)

Charles and Sarah Zimmerman (Felch)

Charles parents John and Anna were both born in the Bern Switzerland area before migrating to Tuscarawas County Ohio in the 1830's. They probably lived in the Sugar Creek area that is known for both its Amish and Swiss heritage.  They were later married in 1848 and...
Argentine Pass

Argentine Pass

The eastern side of Argentine Pass was accessed on July 8, 2015 by Dan, Chris, and JoAnn Grenard.  The western side was accessed on July 9, 2015.  The east side of the pass is accessible by four wheel drive vehicles and the west side which is nicely accessible to a...

Dead Man’s Canyon

Background All the information at the beginning of this post is available to provide some context.   This ghost story that was conveyed by Marshall P. Felch to Fitz-Mac in 1884 will be told in its entirety further into the post.  This story was located in the Western...
Amphicoelias fragillimus

Amphicoelias fragillimus

Intro:  This is a fascinating story about a dinosaur discovered about 8 miles north of Cañon City Colorado in the Garden Park Fossil Area in 1877 by Oramel Lucas working for Professor E.D. Cope (above picture), famous paleontologist from Philadelphia. The Amphicoelias...
Amanda Farnham Felch comes to life

Amanda Farnham Felch comes to life

As I have been researching the Marsh Felch Dinosaur Quarry story, I've become acquainted with Amanda Farnham Felch and over time have come to appreciate her toughness, kindness, and ability to get things done.  She has become famous in her own right for the tremendous...