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.)
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. Touch for map. From Wellington, take U.S. 83 north about 8 miles to park on north side of Red River; marker located just inside entrance to park. Marker is in this post office area: Wellington TX 79095, United States of America.
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 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.
Categories. • 20th Century • Notable Persons •
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