Bulldogging at the Kowbell Rodeo

September 21, 2021
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Kenneth Pressley has a go at bulldogging at the Kowbell Arena (1263 North Main St.) in 1963 as R.L. Richardson hazes on the horse at left. The indoor rodeo opened in 1959 and closed in 2004, when it was purchased by the Mansfield ISD. The building was razed and Legacy High School was built on the site.

To learn more about Mansfield history, check out the Mansfield Historical Museum, 102 N. Main St., open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Admission is free. For more info, call 817-473-4250, email museum@mansfieldtexas.gov or go to mansfieldhistory.org.

Photo courtesy of the Mansfield Historical Society.

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