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Dakin Store Archery Window Display, Bangor, ca. 1937

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Dakin Store Archery Window Display, Bangor, ca. 1937

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Storefront window and archery display of Dakin Sporting Goods Co. owned by Everett S. "Shep" Hurd and located at 25 Central Street.

The Brady Gang, wanted for multiple robberies and murders, purchased firearms and ammunition from this store in the fall of 1937 prior to their famous shootout with law enforcement officers on October 12, 1937 at about 8:30am on the street in front of the store.

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  • Title: Dakin Store Archery Window Display, Bangor, ca. 1937
  • Creation Date: circa 1937
  • Subject Date: circa 1937
  • Town: Bangor
  • County: Penobscot
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Collection: Shep Hurd Collection
  • Object Type: Image

For more information about this item, contact:

Bangor Historical Society
159 Union Street, Bangor, ME 04401
(207) 942-1900

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