Gibsland, Louisiana: 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.