Gibsland, Louisiana: Bonnie and Clyde Death Site

Where America's favorite outlaw lovebirds were riddled with dozens of bullets by hidden lawmen.
Address:
Hwy 154, Gibsland, LA
Directions:
Eight miles south of Gibsland on Hwy 154/Par Rd 300. Watch for monument on southbound side of road.
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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]
Ambush site. Bonnie and Clyde Death Site

Well, this marker got knocked over, driven over, and repainted battleship gray. Make sure to visit the museum!

[James The Route Pro, 06/20/2013]
Ambush marker. Bonnie and Clyde Death Site

During our road trip we thought it would be fun to see this monument. When you exit I-20 and head south, you pass thru a very small town where Bonnie and Clyde ate their last meal (which is now the museum). You will then make a right on a small street and head west a few miles. It seems like forever. The monument sits on the north side of the street and you can drive right up to it. If you are into gangster/mob Americana then it's well worth it. While driving on the small street I thought to myself "What are we doing this for?" But after you get there, and take a picture or two, you now have a great conversation topic that most people are interested in because of the history and story of Bonnie and Clyde.

[Jliddi71, 11/11/2012]
Bonnie and Clyde ambush site. Bonnie & Clyde Monument

This monument, in a very secluded area quite distant from any towns, identifies where the two famous outlaws were shot and in killed in an ambush by law officers, after a well-publicized career of mayhem and murder.

[Gerald D Massey, 07/04/2012]

This spot is just as rural as it was 80 years ago, during its brief bloodbath of fame.

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