Lake City, Colorado: America's Favorite Cannibal Town

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Hinsdale County Museum

Address:
130 N. Silver St., Lake City, CO
Directions:
Hinsdale County Museum. Corner of 2nd and Silver Sts, one block west of Hwy 149.
Hours:
Summer M-Sa 10-5, Su 1-4:30; fewer hours and days off-season. (Call to verify)
Phone:
970-944-2050
Admission:
Adults $5.
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America's Favorite Cannibal Town.

America's Favorite Cannibal Town
Alferd Packer ate five people during a bad winter in 1874. Lake City wanted to hang him back then, but now accepts Alferd as America's most celebrated cannibal. Roadsideamerica.com Report... [10/07/2018]

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Relics Of Alferd Packer, American Cannibal

The museum is great -- a fun scavenger hunt for kids. As the t-shirt says, "Sink your teeth into history!"

[Mark Johnson, 07/26/2017]

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