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Gangsters are subject of Crosslake Historical Society presentation

Presenter Alan Bohme will talk about gangsters from the roaring 20s.

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CROSSLAKE — The Crosslake Area Historical Society invited presenter Alan Bohme to speak on gangsters at its Back Porch Series program at 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 29, at the Historic Log Village.

Bohme has researched 1920s mobsters extensively. He will talk about how Prohibition contributed not only to bootlegging, but also smuggling, gambling, prostitution, extortion, robbery and murder.

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Alan Bohme will speak June 29, 2022 at the Historic Log Village in Crosslake about the gangsters who came to Crow Wing County.
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The public is invited to hear stories of gangsters John Dillinger, Baby Face Nelson and the Barker gang, along with others who reportedly committed crimes in Crow Wing County.

A free will donation of $5 will be welcome at the door to help support the Historic Log Village.

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