Historic Garden Park Fossil Area
The Royal Gorge Regional Museum and History Center is located at 612 Royal Gorge Blvd (U.S. Highway 50) in historic downtown Canon City. The Paleontology wing of this facility is on the second floor within the DeWeese Gallery. This gallery contains paleontology...
Background All the information at the beginning of this post is available to provide some context. This ghost story that was conveyed by Marshall P. Felch to Fitz-Mac in 1884 will be told in its entirety further into the post. This story was located in the Western...
Intro: This is a fascinating story about a dinosaur discovered about 8 miles north of Cañon City Colorado in the Garden Park Fossil Area in 1877 by Oramel Lucas working for Professor E.D. Cope (above picture), famous paleontologist from Philadelphia. The Amphicoelias...
As I have been researching the Marsh Felch Dinosaur Quarry story, I've become acquainted with Amanda Farnham Felch and over time have come to appreciate her toughness, kindness, and ability to get things done. She has become famous in her own right for the tremendous...
Marshall and Amanda
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- If I had a wagon...
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