Sam Crowe on September 24th, 2011

One of the joys of my passenger pigeon activities has been meeting people all over the country who share my interest in this long extinct bird. (Readers of this blog have met a number of them.) Garrie Landry is such a person, the authority on passenger pigeon artifacts with a superb network of people who […]

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Sam Crowe on September 10th, 2011

Sunday we drove through Pennsylvania pigeon country, much of which is protected as the Pennsylvania Wilds. In the late 1860s and 70s, the last period when there were still lots of pigeons, the huge flocks generally gathered to nest (there were exceptions) in either NY, WI, MI, ON, or PA depending on where oak or […]

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Sam Crowe on September 4th, 2011

Oscar Wilde is said to have commented that Niagara Falls is only the first of many disappointments that will be experienced by American newlyweds. I had not been there since 1965, well before I appreciated its significance. Cindy and I were looking for a place to go for a few days so we headed to […]

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