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Sarah

Sarah

Sarah’s Descendants First off, we will call Sadie her official name starting in this chapter because that is what her family and descendants did.  In 2006 the hundred year anniversary of the Antiquities Act of 1906 was planned in Canon City and the focus on...
The Hands Whoso Beauty Was Duty Done

The Hands Whoso Beauty Was Duty Done

The Women’s Relief Corps and the Grand Army of the Republic  Marshall’s legacy as an important dinosaur excavator is a story that we can tell because of the paleontology work he did for Othniel Marsh also for  Charles Gilmore who took Marshall’s...
Marshall’s Masterpiece

Marshall’s Masterpiece

The image above by Dr. Kenneth Carpenter is a scientific view of what the Marsh Felch Dinosaur Quarry looked like about 152 million years ago. It is shown in comparison to what it looks like today.       The quarry site today represents layers of inter-bedded...
Without a Scratch

Without a Scratch

Professor Marsh relied extensively on field excavators like Marshall Felch out west while back home at the Peabody Museum of Natural History he needed fossil preparators, illustrators, and paleontologists to complete a solid identification of a species. The Peabody...