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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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Is Skeleton Creek Real?

The next event to put on your calendars is the first ever evening campfire program. Meet on Saturday, July 30th at 7pm at the campfire pit just west of the train depot.  Over the last few weeks we have been … Continue reading

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Tales of Old

This last Saturday marked the eighteenth Annual Dredge Workers reunion. In attendance were several former dredge workers and many family members, as well as a number of guests. The potluck featured fantastic food and a good time was had by … Continue reading

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One Down, Three to Go!

This week the Dredge facelift was completed: just in time for the Dredge Workers Reunion tomorrow! Now that the dredge has been restored to it’s original whitewash front, it will be better protected from the elements and will remain historically … Continue reading

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