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The Three Rocks

The Three Rocks

There are only a handful of drawings and photographs of the ranch when the Felch family lived there. The drawing above by Loretta Bailey presents an inviting picture of Marshall, Amanda, Sadie, Ned, and Emerson getting the wagon packed on a lovely morning.  The ranch...
1877

1877

Grinders, Claws, Darwin, and Dinosaurs Paleontologists and geologists had a pretty solid understanding of our planets remarkable history by the mid 1800’s. This is lightly touched on in a background story called Grinders, Claws, Darwin, and Dinosaurs. The...
Kids, Corn, Cows, and old Bones

Kids, Corn, Cows, and old Bones

In 2018, the old Felch Ranch was put up for sale. JoAnn, being a realtor, had a client interested in seeing it. I tagged along because I had been wanting to help visualize where the old ranch sat in relation to the creek and where the historic spring sat on the...
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...