Gibsland, Louisiana: Bonnie and Clyde Death Site Where America's favorite outlaw lovebirds were riddled with dozens of bullets by hidden lawmen. A new, more vandal-proof marker was added in 2014 that shifts emphasis to the posse over the lawbreakers.
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 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.
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 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.
Photograph of a dirt road (Dove Road, off Hwy. 114) in Southlake, Texas. An "x" on the photo indicates the spot where Bonnie and Clyde killed two law officers on April 1, 1934.
Things to do near Bonnie and Clyde Ambush Site. Bonnie and Clyde Ambush Museum; ... Location. Contact. Hwy 154 South 2.5 miles, Gibsland, LA. Best nearby. 0 Restaurants within 5 miles. ... For Valentine’s Day, my husband drove me to see the Bonnie and Clyde ambush site. I’m a dedicated Bonnie and Clyde fan and this was the perfect gift for me.
Police kill famous outlaws Bonnie and Clyde On this day in 1934, notorious criminals Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow are shot to death by Texas and Louisiana state police while driving a stolen car ...
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