Arcadia, Louisiana: Bonnie and Clyde Embalmed Here

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Address:
N. Railroad Ave., Arcadia, LA
Directions:
Downtown. From US Hwy 80/1st St. turn south at the stoplight (church on corner) onto N. Hazel St. Drive a half-block, then turn right, just before the train tracks. You'll see the park and bronze marker on the right.
Admission:
Free
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Bonnie and Clyde Embalmed Here
A little town park now occupies the spot formerly held by the funeral parlor that embalmed Bonnie and Clyde. A bronze marker praises the sheriff and posse that blew Bonnie and Clyde away. Roadsideamerica.com Report... [05/18/2014]

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Bonnie and Clyde Embalmed Here

Physical address is 1876 Railroad Ave. Unassuming little park in quaint little town, although no mention of the funeral home that was once here where Bonnie and Clyde were embalmed.

[Mallory Billings, 05/07/2017]

A marker in the park dedicates it to Henderson Jordan, and explains that he was part of the posse that blew Bonnie and Clyde away. It fails to mention the funeral parlor connection, which is a shame.

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