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Posted on: September 9, 2016

[ARCHIVED] Featured Friday: Sept. 16 at 11 AM - Origins of the Pasadena Rodeo at Deer Park Public Library!

The Pasadena Rodeo was formed in 1949 in part to preserve the area’s ranching heritage. What accounts for the cowboy image of Pasadena? Jeffrey Hallinan conducted extensive research on the subject, reviewing historic meeting minutes and by-laws and travelling hundreds of miles to conduct interviews. He found that research into the annual rodeo is vital to understanding the community in the Pasadena area.

This presentation is the latest installment in the library’s Featured Friday series. These monthly programs offer a variety of lectures, movies and special programs of cultural, historical and local interest.

Refreshments will be provided by the Friends of the Deer Park Public Library. No registration is required and all are welcome to attend. There is no admission fee. The library is located at 3009 Center St., Deer Park, TX 77536.

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