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VVN/Philip WrightClarkdale Investments is now in the original site of the Bank of Arizona at 907 Main St. in downtown Clarkdale. Two armed robbers held up the bank on June 21, 1928. Willard Forrester, driving the getaway car, was shot and killed within a couple of minutes of fleeing the bank.

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Reenactment Saturday of 1928 Clarkdale bank robbery
A few facts are known and a lot of fiction has been told

CLARKDALE - One fact is unimpeachable. Shortly before 11 a.m. on June 21, 1928, two armed men - Willard Forrester and Earl Nelson - entered the Bank of Arizona in downtown Clarkdale and robbed it.

By Philip Wright December 7, 2011
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