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Wild Bill Hickock Day coming to Troy Grove

Posted by wlpo on May 19, 2010

One of the area’s most famous and infamous native sons is being celebrated later this month.

Officials in Troy Grove are planning a “Wild Bill Hickock Day” on Sunday, May 30th at the city park across from Wild Bill’s monument.  Besides food and kids games, organizers plan on offering horse and wagon rides, live shootout re-enactments, and gun and photo exhibits.

The event runs from 11am until 3pm.

Wild Bill was born in Troy Grove on May 27th, 1837.

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