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So What Did A Dublin Rodeo Ad Look Like?

DUBLIN RODEO

We’ve talked quite a bit about the Dublin Rodeo on this site, how it was the last stop before Madison Square Garden, how it drew unbelievable crowds to both rodeo and the parade. Some time ago, someone gave me some … Continue reading

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She’s A Texas Gal – Mary Ann Mayfield Stephen

Mary Ann became a trick rider as well.

Her name is Mary Ann Mayfield Stephen, as in Stephenville. “My husband’s great-grandfather gave the land for Stephenville. Mr. Erath came to him and asked if he would give the land if the town were name for him. Of course, … Continue reading

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From Dublin, Texas To Madison Square Garden

The economic impact that a few people with a vision can have upon a small town is tremendous as can be seen in this 1946 photo of the Dublin Rodeo Parade. Wouldn't you love to know who all of these people are, where they came from, and what they purchased in Dublin during the rodeo?

Rodeo, it’s big in Texas and bigger in Vegas, often taking on a life of its own for those who follow its circuit. What many living in Central Texas today do not realize is that the heartbeat of rodeo used … Continue reading

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Capturing The Great Rodeo History That Is Dublin, Texas

JO BARBEE

Well, it wasn’t 1819, but I did take a little trip last week as I headed straight toward Dublin, Texas and the Dublin Rodeo Heritage Museum. I had heard that board members were updating, that they had new videos about … Continue reading

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Remembering Big Daddy Cadillac Jack Favor

JACK FAVOR HEADSHOT

When Stephanie Keith of Dublin, Texas wrote an article here on Texansunited.com about rodeo cowboy  Jack Favor, I have to admit that I didn’t have a clue that the Jack Favor of her story was the subject of the movie … Continue reading

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Texas Highways To Feature Dublin, Texas

DUBLIN RODEO HERITAGE MUSEUM

And the publicity continues for Dublin, Texas; this time in the very visible form of the people at Texas Highways Magazine who decided that they were interested in featuring the town of Dublin because of the interesting fact that it houses … Continue reading

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