Stringtown Shootout

Stringtown Shootout (HM17IT)

Location: Atoka, OK 74525 Atoka County
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N 34° 27.742', W 96° 3.725'

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Near this place on Aug. 5, 1932, Atoka County Sheriff C.G. Maxwell and Deputy Sheriff Eugene Moore were involved in a shoot-out with Clyde Barrow, Raymond Hamilton, and Everett Milligan. The incident occurred when the two lawmen tried to arrest the men at a dance in Stringtown. As the lawmen approached, the threesome opened fire, killing Moore instantly and severely wounding Maxwell.
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HM NumberHM17IT
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Year Placed2007
Placed ByOklahoma Historical Society
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Date Added Saturday, September 27th, 2014 at 11:06am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 769874 N 3817341
Decimal Degrees34.46236667, -96.06208333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 27.742', W 96° 3.725'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 27' 44.52" N, 96° 3' 43.50" W
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Area Code(s)580
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 700 N Mississippi Ave, Atoka OK 74525, US
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