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Oramel Lucas and Garden Park

Oramel Lucas and Garden Park

Date and Time: October 16 during the noon time dedication and lunch scheduled at the historic school house. Tour Guides:  Dan Grenard, Curt and Peggy Sorenson Logistics:  About lunch time we will car pool into Garden Park to a historic school house in Garden Park....
Arthur Lakes in Garden Park

Arthur Lakes in Garden Park

Arthur Lakes is one of Colorado’s more influential geologists and his legacy is well entrenched particularly at the Colorado School of Mines which has its library named in his honor. It would be impossible to summarize his legacy adequately in anything shorter than a...
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...
Quest to See Our Bones

Quest to See Our Bones

I first became interested in our local dinosaur legacy shortly after moving here in 1985 and taking on a geologist position at the local Bureau of Land Management. That interest has continued to grow, especially after retiring from that job in October of 2009. It was...