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.
Hwy 154, Gibsland, LA
Eight miles south of Gibsland on Hwy 154/Par Rd 300. Watch for monument on southbound side of road.
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Ambush monument. Bonnie and Clyde Ambush Site

Our GPS steered us wrong, so look at your odometer when trying to find the markers where Bonnie and Clyde were shot in an ambush (They're about eight miles south of the Bonnie and Clyde Ambush Museum). There is an older, shot up, tombstone-looking stone marker, and a newer podium-style marker with the story of the ambush.

[Kim G., 01/04/2015]

The new monument was erected in 2014 (the 80th anniversary of the ambush) with more of a focus on the "good guy" posse than the previous monument. The older monument has been blasted and hacked at for decades by those driven crazy by Bonnie and Clyde.

Bonnie and Clyde Ambush marker. Bonnie and Clyde Death Site

Great for photo opp!

[Kelli Ashlock, 07/01/2014]

A excellent place to make a history lesson lodge in the minds of children.

Bronze plaque. Bonnie and Clyde Death Site

The new bronze marker is in place at the ambush site. Old shot up concrete market is still there with lots of graffiti.

[El Gallo Rey, 04/29/2014]
New monument. Bonnie and Clyde Death Site

Looks like a new monument is in the making at the ambush site!

[Babs, 02/12/2014]
Bonnie and Clyde Ambush Site. Bonnie and Clyde Death Site

More weathered, graffiti on back, great place for a Christmas card photo!

[Laura F, 12/02/2013]

Nearby Offbeat Places

The Authentic Bonnie and Clyde MuseumThe Authentic Bonnie and Clyde Museum, Gibsland, LA - 7 mi.
Bonnie and Clyde Ambush MuseumBonnie and Clyde Ambush Museum, Gibsland, LA - 8 mi.
Tall Texan StatueTall Texan Statue, Bienville, LA - 9 mi.
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Big Al's Feeding Show, Natchitoches, LA - 42 mi.

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