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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
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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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Black Canyon Morrow Point Boat Tour

July 27

Led by Carla Hatch, MWC Trips and Digs Coordinator Take a leisurely 1 ½ hour boat ride on the on the Morrow Point Reservoir in the Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park. As we travel, we will learn about geology, wildlife, early inhabitants, the narrow-gauge railroad, dams, and reservoirs. We start at the Pine Creek Trailhead, and walk down 232 stairs, then take a ¾ mile scenic hike along the old narrow-gauge rail bed ... Read More

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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
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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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