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Ashfall Fossil Beds – Nebraska State Park

On May 29, 2013 JoAnn and I had an opportunity to visit Ashfall Fossil Beds.  It had been particularly rainy that spring and rolling hills in the area were green.   Chris and I visited again on March 20, 2015 and flew the drone "leaf" over Ashfall. This video is at...

Royal Gorge Regional Museum – Jurassic dinosaurs

The Royal Gorge Regional Museum and History Center is located at 612 Royal Gorge Blvd (U.S. Highway 50) in historic downtown Canon City. The Paleontology wing of this facility is on the second floor within the DeWeese Gallery.  This gallery contains paleontology...

Toadstool Geological Park – Nebraska

Toadstool Geological Park is located in the northwest corner of Nebraska. Its closest major town is Chadron Nebraska. It is within the Ogallala National Grassland managed by the USFS. This is the access information to that site.          ...

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

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

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...

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