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This is the updated Agenda for the Rendezvous. Hope to see everyone there.
20th Anniversary Spring Rendezvous
April 25 & 26, 2009
Saturday, April 25
9:30 AM - Reception at Woman’s Center building at the Marshall County Fairgrounds hosted by Marshall County Historical Society and the town of Madill
10:00 AM – Welcome to Madill by Mayor Eppler.
10:15 AM – Local historian Dale Wren will speak on old lawmen of the area and the Lynn/Long gunfight.
10:30 AM – Kingston Chief of Police John Canoe will speak on lawmen and outlaws of Marshall County circa 1900 - 1939.
11:00 AM – Book signing by the authors of our group and local historians.
11:45 AM – Lunch and Bluegrass music - Food will be served on site by the ladies of the historical society for a small individual price or you may dine at the local BBQ joint where a room has been reserved so folks have a choice.
1:30 PM – Speaker Fred Stanley, relative of Crockett Long, in front of the Corner Drug Store where Lynn/Long shootout took place.
2:00 PM – Reenactment of shootout performed by descendants of State Crime Bureau Agent Crockett Long.
3 PM – Back to fairgrounds building for a speech by R. D. Morgan on Bonnie and Clyde in Oklahoma with a special emphasis on the Stringtown incident and the death of Atoka County Deputy Sheriff Eugene Moore.
3:45 PM – Tour of the Museum of Southern Oklahoma followed by an address given by the Museum director concerning area history. A special photography exhibit regarding Lawmen and Outlaws of the area will be on display.
4:30 PM – Oklahombres Board Meeting.
5:30 PM – Ladies serve supper at fairgrounds with Bluegrass music and wagon rides for a backdrop. All events are open to the public.
Sunday, April 26
9 AM – Visit to Madill Cemetery, final resting place of Wiley Lynn and lay a wreath at the grave of State Crime Bureau Agent Crockett Long.
10 AM – Auto-Caravan Tour to final resting place of Deputy Eugene Moore in Calera (A few miles south of Durant) for wreath laying ceremony.
Tour ends except for those wishing to join us in a visit to the new memorial at Stringtown honoring Deputy Eugene Moore
We are very fortunate to have the Marshal County Historical Society host our 20th Anniversary Rendezvous. Several descendants of Clyde and Blanche Barrow will be attending the event as will other interested parties from out of state.
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