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Pawnee, Oklahoma: World's Largest Dick Tracy Mural Team Field Report

503 Harrison St., Pawnee, OK
Downtown. On US 64/Harrison St. at the corner of 6th St.
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World's Largest Dick Tracy Mural

An expression of appreciation from the birthplace of DT's creator, cartoonist Chester Gould. Report...

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Dick Tracy Mural

A wall has been painted with a Dick Tracy cartoon. It's on the corner of 6th and Harrison, but not visible from Harrison Street unless you are west of 6th Street.

[Daniel Fuqua, 07/07/2018]

The mural pays tribute to Chester Gould, who created the Dick Tracy comic strip and was born in Pawnee.

Dick Tracy mural and downtown Pawnee.

Dick Tracy Days

Dick Tracy's creator [Chester Gould] was born and raised in Pawnee, Ok. The Pawnee County Historical Museum and Dick Tracy Headquarters celebrate Dick Tracy's birthday on the first Saturday of October each year. All of the area law enforcement bring their cars and there is a parade at 12:00 with all the vehicles with their lights and sirens going -- a little loud, but the kids love it.

There are activities on the courthouse square, also geared to law enforcement and children. The Museum, which is on the west side of the square, serves birthday cake and punch. There is an art show featuring Dick Tracy and also Dick Tracy and friends look-a-likes.

[Dana Hicks, 01/19/2008]

Nearby Offbeat Places

Pawnee Bill MuseumPawnee Bill Museum, Pawnee, OK - < 1 mi.
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Pipeline Crossroads of the WorldPipeline Crossroads of the World, Cushing, OK - 24 mi.
In the region:
East Meets West: Father of Route 66, Tulsa, OK - 47 mi.

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