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Re: FW a notice for a dummy :-))



Dear Phil and List,

    OK, you got me. Just where the heck is " The High Line. " I've never
heard of it. I am traveling to the Black Hills to Deliver a very late full
scale Pteranodon sculpture in June. Is it around that area?

    More Summer fun Cliff

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Phil Bigelow" <bigelowp@juno.com>
To: <dinosaur@usc.edu>
Sent: Sunday, April 17, 2005 4:45 AM
Subject: Re: FW a notice for a dummy :-))


> I can't answer Mary's question, but on one of my many summer trips along
> the Hi-Line, I finally was worn down by the museum's advertising sign so
> I stopped in.
>
> The building is rather small, and there isn't a lot of room for displays,
> but what they had up was interesting.  The admission price was
> $5.00/person (1990s-pricing).  Not expensive admission, but not cheap
> either, because you can see everything in about 15 minutes.  When I was
> there, the dino mummy hadn't been collected yet.
>
> BTW: For anyone interested in experiencing small town Americana, driving
> the Hi-Line is worth it.  The towns have remained largely unchanged since
> the 1960s ("unchanged" in the good sense).  Watching the blazing summer
> sun come up while I was eating pancakes, ham, and coffee in a 1940's
> brick diner in downtown Havre is one of my fond memories.
>
> <pb>
> -- 
>
> On Sun, 17 Apr 2005 12:30:12 -0400 (EDT) MKIRKALDY@aol.com writes:
> > In a message dated 4/15/2005 9:24:01 PM Eastern  Standard Time,
> > Danvarner@aol.com writes:
> > The newspaper story   states:
> >
> > << "I'm a scientist, first and foremost," said Nate  Murphy,  the
> > Malta
> > paleontologist who helped find Leonardo and  publicly unveiled him
> > to great
> > fanfare in 2002. "A specimen like Leonardo,  he's  our marquis
> > specimen and
> > deserves to be studied. I am getting  all  sorts of pressure from
> > museums around  the
> > country to let them  take him  and do the research. They've got deep
> > pockets,
> > but once you  give a  specimen to another institution, it's hard to
> > get him
> > back."   >>
> >
> > < Who are these deep-pocketed museums  around the   country so
> > willing to
> > snatch Leonardo from his rightful  home? America  wants to  know!
> > And so do I
> > because I've never met a  museum with deep  pockets or even  shallow
> > ones for
> > that matter. Signed,  DV, a marquis  specimen in his own  right.>
> >
> > Who actually owns Leonardo and the other finds in the Judith River
> > Dinosaur
> > Institute/Phillips County Museum?  Mr. Murphy is also listed as the
> > new
> > curator of the Makoshika Dinosaur Museum.
> >
> > Mary
> >
> >
>
>