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 Posted: Fri Nov 3rd, 2006 03:19 pm
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Regina wrote: Wow !!  I guess I really wasn't thinking correctly, and I apologize for being irresponsible, or possibly, disrespecful by taking the bones.  At the time I kept telling myself that they must be animal bones, but I admit that the fact that I took them has been troubling me ever since that day (quite a bit).  Especially when they matched up with bones on the human skeleton.  A Monocacy Park Ranger has contacted me and I'm sure I will be bringing them back there as soon as possible.  Thanks to those of you who responded to my post.

Regina, you can rest easy. Your due diligence was just fine. You notified a ranger and they brushed you off.

150-year-old bones will not match a skeleton very well after lying in the elements all that time. They may indeed be more recent and bringing them to the attention of the local authorities was exactly correct

The ball is in their court (after their initial fumble).

It's not up to the folks in this forum to chastise or pass judgement after the NPS did...



Last edited on Fri Nov 3rd, 2006 03:20 pm by HankC

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