Bonnie and Clyde
Bonnie Elizabeth Parker (October 1, 1910 – May 23, 1934). American outlaw and thief from the Dallas area who traveled the central United States with their gang during the Great Depression. At times, the gang included Buck Barrow, Blanche Barrow, Raymond Hamilton, W. D. Jones, Joe Palmer, Ralph Fults, and Henry Methvin. Bonny & Clyde's exploits captured the attention of the American public during the "Public Enemy Era", between 1931 and 1935
The museum is in what had been the cafe where Clyde bought sandwiches minutes before the ambush. A historical marker marks the spot of the attack at the crest of a hill along Louisiana Highway 154. The Bonnie & Clyde Ambush Museum (318-843-1934, bonnieandclydemuseum.com is at 2419 Main St. in Gibsland, a couple of miles south of Interstate Highway 20.