Near Ferrelview in Platte County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Former Site of Red Crown Tavern and Tourist Cabins
On July 19, 1933, Platte County Sheriff Holt Coffey led a coalition of lawmen from the Platte County Sheriff's Office, Missouri Highway Patrol and the Jackson County Sheriff's Office in an attempt to capture fugitives
Bonnie And Clyde
Bonnie Parker, Clyde Barrow, Buck Barrow, Blanche Barrow and W.D. Jones had rented the two cabins. Thirteen lawmen surrounded them but the gang shot their way out and escaped. Buck Barrow was mortally wounded and Blanche's eyes were injured. Sheriff Coffey and two locals were also wounded.
In Tribute to the Lawmen
Erected by Platte County Historical Society.
Location. 39° 18.744′ N, 94° 40.96′ W. Marker is near Ferrelview, Missouri, in Platte County. Marker is at the intersection of N Ambassador Drive and Cookingham Drive, on the left when traveling east on N Ambassador Drive. Touch for map. From Interstate 29, head east on Cookingham Drive. At first stoplight (intersection of Cookingham Drive & NW Ambassador Drive) turn left (north) onto NW Ambassador Drive. WireCo WorldGroup headquarters will be on the left. Take the first main entrance into
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Satchel Paige (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Stockyards (approx. 0.7 miles away); Heart of the Nation (approx. 0.7 miles away); City of Fountains (approx. 0.7 miles away); KC Art Deco (approx. 0.7 miles away); Shoe Parties (approx. 0.7 miles away); Sweet Tooth (approx. 0.8 miles away); One of KC's Oldest (approx. 0.8 miles away).
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 13, 2013, by Brian L of Kansas City, Missouri. This page has been viewed 547 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on April 13, 2013, by Brian L of Kansas City, Missouri. 2, 3. submitted on September 6, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. 4. submitted on April 13, 2013, by Brian L of Kansas City, Missouri. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page.