Wellington, Texas: Red River Plunge of Bonnie and Clyde

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Address:
US Hwy 83, Wellington, TX
Directions:
The marker is seven miles north of Wellington, near the entrance to Pioneer Park, which is on the southbound side of US Hwy 83 just north of the bridge across the Salt Fork Red River.
Admission:
Free
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Red River Plunge of Bonnie and Clyde

Bonnie and Clyde were on the run as usual when Clyde missed a detour sign, plunging their stolen car off an embankment into a dry riverbed. An event worthy of a Texas historical marker, which it has.

Roadsideamerica.com Report... [05/19/2014]

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