Cripple Creek, Colorado: Abnormally Thin Skull of James Roberts

Historical Museum exhibits the skull of man murdered by a blow to his noggin.

Cripple Creek District Museum

Address:
500 Bennett Ave., Cripple Creek, CO
Directions:
On display in the Cripple Creek District Museum. On the east side of town, at the corner of Hwy 67 and 5th St., where east-west Bennett Ave. turns and becomes north-south Carhanate St.
Hours:
Daily 10 am -5 pm in summer; weekends only off-season. (Call to verify)
Phone:
719-689-2634
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Cripple Creek, Colorado - Heads We Win: Thin Skull On Public View
Cripple Creek District Museum - Skull: James Roberts was a miner in Cripple Creek, Colorado. He died on Christmas night, 1901 -- whacked on the head by the butt end of a Colt .45 revolver. [03/17/2010] Complete Story...

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