West Dove Road
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Geojeepsters
N 32° 58.213 W 097° 09.350
14S E 672344 N 3649494
Quick Description: A marker that show location that officers Murphy and Wheeler were shot by Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow.
Location: Texas, United States
Date Posted: 1/25/2009 9:59:03 PM
Waymark Code: WM5NGH
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member "Paws"itraction
Views: 30

Long Description:
Marker Text

We the people of the State of Texas acknowledge and thank troopers Edward Bryan Wheeler and H.D. Murphy for the great sacrifice they made to keep the public safe.

Troopers Wheeler and Murphy were shot to death Easter Sunday April 1, 1934 near this site on West Dove Road, by infamous criminals, Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow. Wheeler and Murphy stopped their motorcycles near Parker and Barrow's car, thinking a motorist needed assistance. When they approached they were shot.

Their efforts will stand the test of time.

May God bless their souls.

Erected 1996
Date of crime: 04/01/1934

Public access allowed: yes

Fee required: no

Web site: Not listed

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