Near Wellington in Collingsworth County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
The Red River Plunge of Bonnie and Clyde
Erected 1975 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 4218.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Law Enforcement • Roads & Vehicles • Waterways & Vessels. A significant historical month for this entry is June 1926.
Location. 34° 57.565′ N, 100° 13.341′ W. Marker is near Wellington, Texas, in Collingsworth County. Marker can be reached from U.S. 83, on the left when traveling north. From Wellington, take U.S. 83 north about 8 miles to park on north side Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wellington TX 79095, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Quanah Parker Trail (a few steps from this marker); Rocking Chair "Ranche" (a few steps from this marker); Site of Lutie School (approx. 4.4 miles away); Collingsworth County (approx. 4.7 miles away); First Methodist Church of Wellington (approx. 7.2 miles away); Methodism in Collingsworth County (approx. 7.2 miles away); O'Neil Building (approx. 7.2 miles away); Collingsworth County Hospital (approx. 7.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wellington.
Regarding The Red River Plunge of Bonnie and Clyde. Pritchard's daughter, Gladys Pritchard Cartwright, was shot through the hand and survived.
Additional keywords. outlaws & renegades
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