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Fossils Take Center Stage

Fossils Take Center Stage

  The image above illustrates the magnitude of the disdain and contempt Professors Cope and Marsh had for each other based on articles and headlines from the 1890 New York Herald.  Developed by an Austrian artist on Deviant art identified...
Denver City – Colorado Territory

Denver City – Colorado Territory

Looking east from the Highlands area of Denver looking toward the confluence of Cherry Creek and the South Platte River, a little left of the Twin Bridges which carry Spear Boulevard that parallels Cherry Creek coming from the Southeast.  The skyline dominates...
This Land is Our Land

This Land is Our Land

The drawing above is from the book by Richardson entitled Beyond the Mississippi, From the Great River to the Great Ocean.  The illustrator is G.W. Crane. The artwork was made available through this website.   In that website it notes the following in...
If I  had a wagon – About

If I had a wagon – About

Heading West We know that Marshall traveled in a wagon train in the spring of 1866 first along the St. Joe Road, then the Great Platte River Road, and come into Denver on the Overland Trail. The St. Joe road can be approximated along any number of state highways...