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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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Horns & Frills

May 18 - September 16
Dinosaur Journey Museum, 550 Jurassic Court
Fruita, CO 81521 United States
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F.A.R.M.

June 16 @ 7:30 am - October 31 @ 12:00 pm
Cross Orchards, 3073 F Rd
Grand Junction, CO 81504 United States

Wednesday and Saturday mornings from June 20 through October A farm and ranch market run by farmers and ranchers to bring high quality, local produce to the Grand Valley community. FARM works with the Museums of Western Colorado to celebrate the heritage of the past, while enjoying today's delicious harvest.

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12:00 pm

Oral History Program – June

June 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Whitman Educational Center, 248 S. Fourth Street
Grand Junction, CO 81501 United States

The Opening of the West: tales from Johnny Appleseed, Fred Harvey, and Buffalo Bill The presenter will give a Powerpoint show containing maps, images, and timelines while relating vignettes of three early seminal characters in the expansion of populations moving westward across the US. Johnny Appleseed was busy promoting orchards and food security for early pioneers, Fred Harvey - access to the West on the Atchison, Topeka and Sante Fe railroad, and Buffalo Bill - ... Read More

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