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Dexter Museum

719 Marshall St, Dexter, Iowa 50070 USA

“The history of the original one horse town”

Exhibits include memories from the 1948 National Plowing Match containing the orginal scoreboard, Dexfield Park, the Barrow gang's shootout, class pictures from Dexter High school, Jim Meister's blacksmith shop artifacts, and various other displays which change regularly. Also on display is an exhibit that commerates Harry S. Truman's visit including picture, scrapbooks, audio tapes and artifacts.  Several items can be purchased at the museum, including calendars with old pictures of Dexter, CD's of Dexfield School made by Beth Rogers, Bonnie & Clyde and White Pole Road books. Several items from the shootout that killed Bonnie and Clyde are on display here, including a bullet-riddled tree branch that was turned into a walking stick, and a radiator cap from their 1933 Ford.

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Dexter Museum

719 Marshall St
Dexter, Iowa
50070 USA

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