Gibsland, Louisiana: Historic Bonnie and Clyde Gas Station

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Address:
S. 1st St., Gibsland, LA
Directions:
Downtown. From S. Main St. turn west at the flagpole (town hall) onto US Hwy 80/S. 1st St. The gas station will be the first building on the right. The plaque is mounted next to the garage door.
Admission:
Free
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Historic Bonnie and Clyde Gas Station
A yellow plaque on the front of an ancient, abandoned gas station marks the spot where the outside world first heard of the deaths of Bonnie and Clyde, by pay phone. Roadsideamerica.com Report...

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Historic Bonnie and Clyde Gas Station

I don't know how much longer the old building will remain. It's pretty worn down over 80 years after Frank Hamer made his telephone call. What is labeled as the actual pay phone is on display inside the Bonnie and Clyde Ambush Museum one block away.

[Richard Riddle, 02/25/2017]

The now-abandoned gas station is historically important, because from its pay phone the world first learned of the deaths of Bonnie and Clyde.

Nearby Offbeat Places

Bonnie and Clyde Ambush MuseumBonnie and Clyde Ambush Museum, Gibsland, LA - < 1 mi.
The Authentic Bonnie and Clyde MuseumThe Authentic Bonnie and Clyde Museum, Gibsland, LA - < 1 mi.
Bonnie and Clyde Embalmed HereBonnie and Clyde Embalmed Here, Arcadia, LA - 8 mi.
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Fort Humbug, Log Cannon, Shreveport, LA - 39 mi.

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