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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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Alferd Packer Murder Mystery Tour

September 21 - September 22
462 Ute Ave
Grand Junction, CO 81501 United States

Led by David Bailey, Director of Western Investigations Team Join us on a tour of the infamous Alferd Packer murder scene. Packer, the Colorado Cannibal, was accused of killing and eating his traveling companions in 1874. We’ll visit the location of Packer’s second camp as well as the murder scene. Bailey will explain how his ten-year historical quest and new forensic evidence found by Colorado Mesa University scientists cleared Packer of murder and solved Colorado’s ... Read More

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Museum Day

September 22
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Museum Day is an annual celebration of boundless curiosity hosted by Smithsonian magazine. Participating museums and cultural institutions across the country provide free entry to anyone presenting a Museum Day ticket. The Museum Day ticket provides free admission for two people on Saturday, September 22, 2018. Tickets will be available for the public to download beginning at midnight on August 15, 2018. Where will your curiosity lead you this Museum Day? Let us know @MuseumDay #MuseumDay Both ... 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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