These are some of the earliest fossils found in this region, archaeologists say they date back to 290 million years ago.

A reptile skull cast, Diadectes Amphibia from the
Permian age found in Reedy Creek, Roane County

Tracks of pre-dinosaur Dimetrodon berea (Tilton), reptilian,
Permian Age, found at Hughes River Bridge, Berea, Ritchie County

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