Strange Fresno

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Statue of Festus

| April 24, 2012

A life sized statue of Ken Curtis, as the beloved character Deputy Festus Haggen from the televison series “Gunsmoke,” greets people as they walk past the Educational Employees Credit Union on the West side of Pollasky Avenue between 4th and 5th Streets. Ken Curtis, a singer and actor was best known for playing the scruffy […]