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Marshall Felch: Shoemaker

Marshall Felch: Shoemaker

This is the first of a series of three posts based on the research leading up to a visit to  where Marshall Parker Felch grew up near the Connecticut River Valley (separating Vermont from New Hampshire) in the 1840 to 1860 time period.    Much of this research was...
Marshall Felch – West Fairlee Vermont

Marshall Felch – West Fairlee Vermont

Natalie Kinsey-Warnock and Joan Alexander began some historical research contacting local historians and gathering information about Marshall and Amanda Felch in advance of our trip to New England.  JoAnn and I were coming up from Brattleboro in the morning of the...
Amanda Matilda Felch

Amanda Matilda Felch

Amanda Matilda [Colburn] Felch On October 9 and 10 of 2012, JoAnn and I along with our travel mates Sonny and Nancy Smaller were lucky enough to be treated to an in depth tour of the area by Nataliealie Kinsey-Warnock, Joan Alexander and also Peggy Day Gibson.  We...
Oramel Lucas and Eugene Weston

Oramel Lucas and Eugene Weston

In June of 1877, Oramel Lucas brought in five wagon loads of massive dinosaur bones and had them put on display in the curiosity shop of Eugene Weston. These massive bones were being collected for the famous paleontology professor E.D. Cope of Philadelphia and they...
Battle of Cedar Creek

Battle of Cedar Creek

JoAnn and I took the opportunity last spring (2012) to head back east and learn more about dinosaurs from Canon City and the people who discovered them. Cedar Creek is a well known civil war battlefield in the northern part of the beautiful Shenandoah Valley of...