Sara Szobody

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Raycide Mosher's Civil War Letters

On this day in 1864, 24 year old Raycide Mosher wrote a letter to his parents from the Union Army barracks in Detroit, Michigan. Mosher enlisted in company A, 1st Regiment of Michigan Engineers and Mechanics on December 14, 1863. He signed up for three years of service, and would... [Read More]

Fossils Close to Home

Specimen Examples
Fossils are found all over the world, including the state of Idaho. Here the specimens collected are typically from the late Pliocene (5.4-2.4 million years ago) and Pleistocene (the Ice Age). Examples of this can be seen at the Hagerman Fossil Beds National Monument in Hagerman, Idaho. This historic area... [Read More]