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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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Grand Junction High School: The History of Clubs and Sports

May 1 - May 2
Grand Junction High School, 1400 N 5th St
Grand Junction, CO United States

The Museums of Western Colorado and Grand Junction High School are teaming up to teach students about the region's history.  The artifacts, interviews, and photographs will be on display to the public May 1 and 2 from 4  to 6 pm in the GJHS Library.  Find out more on this coverage from KJCT.  

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