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Western Colorado Weaponry Exhibit Opens

May 13, 2016 - February 12, 2017
Museum of the West (Downtown GJ), 462 Ute Ave.
Grand Junction, CO 81501 United States

Tools of Survival and ConflictThis exhibit explores thousands of years of changing weapons technology in western Colorado. Weapons were used for survival and in conflicts between warring factions. Featured exhibits will include recreated weapons used to hunt for Mammoths, early Fremont Culture tools and projectile points, and bow and arrows used by the early Ute Indians.The later introduction of sophisticated firearms and cannons by the Spanish explorers and the effect on the region. The exhibition ... Read More

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