Monthly Archives: August 2011

Where Are They Now? The Dredges.

After turning the valley upside down, with their high voltage electric rock-sorting, and dominating the sound-scene of the valley for decades: the popular rock sorting group The Dredges disbanded. The silence left in their wake is palpable and The Dredges … Continue reading

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Mysterious Pond Monster!?!?

Recently a guest approached me, seeking my opinion about something they had seen in one of the dredge ponds. From a distance it appeared to be a short snake (or a long worm) writhing and undulating in the water. Upon … Continue reading

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If the Shoe Fits

Don’t forget to mark your calendars for the upcoming evening campfire program Is Skeleton Creek Real? This Saturday, August 20th at 7pm at the Sumpter Valley Dredge State Park. Join us for ghost stories about our dredge, how history is … Continue reading

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Interpretation Room Redux!

We have a whole new Interpretive Room! All the Rangers have been hard at work on several projects to spruce up the Interpretative Room in the Friends of the Dredge Store: so pay us a visit and check out our … Continue reading

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Information Overload!

If you liked the new information panels along the trail around the Dredge, head on in to the Interpretative Room in the Friends of the Dredge Store! New panel project, worked on by Ranger Randi! There you will find: four … Continue reading

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Was Skeleton Creek Real?

Our evening campfire program this past weekend was a great success! Lots of families on vacation, Skeleton Creek enthusiasts and some of our rascally locals came out. We enjoyed stories around the campfire, learned about the historical events that influenced … Continue reading

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