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

500 Bennett Ave., Cripple Creek, CO
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.
Daily 10 am -5 pm in summer; weekends only off-season. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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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.

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