Alferd Packer Cannibal Plaque

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And there has been a long standing establishment at the University of Colorado in Packer’s name:

Naming story Boulder Beat: Paul Danish – Summer 2016


My parents (from Littleton, CO, where Packer is buried) love hollering about the “dimmycrats” when this guy comes up. Interesting that he could have been acting in self defense after all…guess it doesn’t change your method of survival.

PS Go Buffs!

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