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Alferd Packer

November 3, 2017 - September 30, 2018
Museum of the West (Downtown GJ), 462 Ute Ave.
Grand Junction, CO 81501 United States

Solving One of the West’s Great Murder Mysteries David Bailey, Curator of History and Director of Western Investigations Team, will explain the complex forensic investigation of Alferd Packer and the notorious murder site in Lake City, Colorado. Packer, known as the Colorado Cannibal, was accused of killing and eating his traveling companions in 1874. Bailey’s ten-year historical quest and his discovery of new forensic evidence that solved Colorado’s most famous murder case. The exhibition will ... Read More

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12:00 pm

Oral History Program – January

January 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Whitman Educational Center, 248 S. Fourth Street
Grand Junction, CO 81501 United States

Our January Oral History presentation will be a program on Notable Inventions by Palisade Residents. Inventions by Palisade residents featured at the presentation include the Edward’s Grader, Fruit Gathering Bag, Smudge Pots, the Universal Spring Wheel, and Spray Rig. For more information on our Oral History Program, please visit here.

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