Bonnie and Clyde Ambush Site. I visited both the museum and the ambush site. Reading the book by Hinton, and reviewing the photographs at the museum, I doubt that where the monuments are is the spot where Bonnie and Clyde's car came to a stop after the hail of bullets riddled both of them.
Bonnie Elizabeth Parker (October 1, 1910 – May 23, 1934) and Clyde Champion Barrow (March 24, 1909 – May 23, 1934) were an American criminal couple who traveled the Central United States with their gang during the Great Depression, known for their bank robberies although they preferred to rob small stores or rural gas stations. Their exploits captured the attention of the American press ...
The previous reviewer is referring to the Bonnie and Clyde Ambush Museum in Gibsland, very near the ambush site. The museum is located in the the same building that was once Ma Canfield's Diner, where Bonnie and Clyde bought their last lunch. It was a take out order of several sandwiches.
Map to recommended offbeat attractions, and road trip sights -- museums, monuments, tourist traps, folk art, pet cemeteries.
This is the actual documented car that Bonnie and Clyde were driving when they were killed in May, 1934. This Ford V8 is located at Whiskey Pete's Casino in Primm, Nevada, about 40 miles south of ...
Bonnie and Clyde were ambushed and killed on May 23, 1934, on a rural road in Bienville Parish, Louisiana. The couple appeared in daylight in an automobile and were shot by a posse of four Texas officers (Frank Hamer, B.M. "Manny" Gault, Bob Alcorn and Ted Hinton) and two Louisiana officers (Henderson Jordan and Prentiss Morel Oakley).
The Bonnie and Clyde death scene is a haunting sight. In the book, Ambush, Ted Hinton recalled what he saw when Clyde Champion Barrow and Bonnie Parker were shot and killed outside Sailes, Bienville Parish, Louisiana when they were ambushed by police.
Bonnie & Clyde Ambush/Death site (Google Maps). This monument marks the spot where Bonnie and Clyde were killed on May 23, 1934. They were shot by a posse of four Texas officers and two Louisiana officers.
Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow had no chance of survival and died as they lived, by the gun. While the story of Bonnie and Clyde ends here, the 1934 Ford Model, 730 Deluxe Sedan in which the outlaws were killed, became an instant celebrity after the police had returned it to its original owner.