Iron Pot in Coal

The following text is a letter from Frank Kennard, the man who found an iron pot embedded in a large lump of coal. The Creation Evidence Museum has a copy of this letter on file.

Sulphur Springs, Arkansas
Nov. 27, 1948
While I was working in the Municipal Electric Plant in Thomas, Okla in 1912, I came upon a solid chunk of coal which was too large to use. I broke it with a sledge hammer. This iron pot fell from the center, leaving the impression, or mould of the pot in a piece of the coal. Jim Stull (an employee of the company) witnessed the breaking of the coal, and saw the pot fall out. I traced the source of the coal, and found that it came from the Wilburton, Oklahoma Mines.

signed: Frank J. Kennard

Sworn to before me, in Sulphru Springs, Arkansas, this 27th day of November, 1948.
Jullia L. Eldred N.P. My commission expires May 21, 1951 - Benton Co.


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Note: The coal from the Wilburton Coal Mines is assigned an evolutionary date of Mid Pennsylvanian (295 million years)

The Meister Track

A trilobite crushed within a human sandal print Found on June 1, 1968 near Antelope Spring, Utah.

The oldest fossil footprint yet found was discovered in June 1968 by William J. Meister on an expedition to Antelope Spring, 43 miles west of Delta, Utah. He was accompanied by his wife and two daughters, and by Mr. and Mrs. Francis Shape and their two daughters. The party had already discovered several fossils of trilobites when Meister split open a two-inch-thick slab of rock with his hammer and discovered the print. The rock fell open "like a book." revealing on one side the footprint of a human with trilobites right in the footprint itself. The other half of the rock slab showed an almost perfect mold of the footprint and fossils. Amazingly the human was wearing a sandal!  The sandal that seems to have crushed a living trilobite was 10 1/4 inches long and 3 1/2 inches wide; the heel is indented slightly more than the sole, as a human shoe print would be.

"If the print is what it appears to be - the impression of a sandaled shoe crushing a trilobite - it would have been made 300 to 600 million years ago and would be sufficient to overturn all conventionally accepted ideas of human and geological evolution."

Reader's Digest, Mysteries of the Unexplained, p. 37,38

"the rock fell open like a book, revealing on one side the footprint itself. The other half of the rock slab showed an almost perfect mold of the footprint and fossils. Amazaingly the human was wearing a sandal!"

Reader's Digest, Mysteries of the Unexplained, p. 37,38

Hand Print in Stone

This photo shows a human handprint found in Cretaceous rock in the same layer with the Glen Rose dinosaur footprints. The fossil handprint is so specific that it displays impressions of the thumbnail, impressions of the tissue webbing between the thumb and index finger, and the impression left by penetration of the middle finger into the mud.

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