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Galena, Kansas: Bonnie And Clyde's Shotgun

Emblazoned above the entrance to this pawn shop are the words, "Home of the Bonnie and Clyde Shotgun." It was kept as a memento by a policeman who was shot by it.

Galena Liberty Pawn

708 S. Main St., Galena, KS
Galena Liberty Pawn. Downtown. From Route 66 turn south at the stoplight onto KS-26/S. Main St. Drive a half-block. On the right.
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Bonnie And Clyde Shotgun.

Bonnie And Clyde Shotgun

Emblazoned on the sign of Galena Liberty Pawn are the words, "Home of the Bonnie and Clyde Shotgun." A dubious claim for sure -- but, lo and behold, there it is, including documentation.

[Ron Renken, 06/16/2021]

According to one of the displayed documents, the gun was "a memento" taken by one of the policemen shot by it in the Bonnie and Clyde shootout in Joplin in 1933. "I just keep the gun at home."

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