As you proceed down the hill toward Souls Run Creek, you are also going back in time some 400 million years. At that point Horsefeathers was located approximately 400 miles off the coast of Brazil into the Atlantic Ocean, at the time a shallow sea.
You have entered the time of the Trilobite and Cephalopod, horned coral and Brachiopods. As you find fossils in the clay shale, your bringing back into the light animals that disappeared from view 400 million years ago.
Take your fossils home and remember the thrill of discovery.