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Illinois’ Dick Tracy Museum to close

by Matthew Price Modified: April 22, 2013 at 2:15 pm •  Published: February 27, 2008

In sad news for fans of gumshoe Dick Tracy, created by Oklahoma’s Chester Gould, the Dick Tracy Museum of Woodstock, Ill., is slated to close.

The Chicago Tribune reports the Gould estate could no longer fund the museum, which opened in 1991, and it will close in June.   Family members plan to make an internet site highlighting some of Gould’s letters and strips as a more accessible replacement.

– Matt Price


by Matthew Price
Features Editor
Features Editor Matthew Price has worked for The Oklahoman since 2000. He’s a University of Oklahoma graduate who has also worked at the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette and was a Dow Jones Newspaper Fund intern for the Dallas Morning News. He’s...
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