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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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A True Jurassic Park: Paleontology of McInnis Canyons NCA

April 21

Led by Robert Gay, Colorado Canyons Association (CCA) Education Director The McInnis Canyons National Conservation Area is truly a Jurassic Park. This tour explores major paleontological sites including Trail Through Time and Mygatt-Moore Quarry, one of the most significant Upper Jurassic dinosaur sites in the country; Dinosaur Hill, where in 1900 Elmer Riggs excavated a partial Apatosaurus skeleton; and the Fruita Paleontological Area, one of the few sites in America where small fossils from the ... Read More

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Arbor Day at Lincoln Park

April 21
Lincoln Park, 12th and Gunnison
Grand Junction, CO 81501

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