Olney, Texas: One Arm Dove Hunt Mural

Since 1972, the town of Olney has invited amputees to visit on the weekend after Labor Day and shoot doves.
Address:
198 N. Grand Ave., Olney, TX
Directions:
Downtown. From Hwy 79 drive west on Hwy 114/E. Main St. for three blocks. Turn south onto N. Grand Ave. You'll see the mural immediately on the left, under a small awning.
Admission:
Free
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Mural for One Arm Dove Hunt.

One Arm Dove Hunt Mural

Olney hosts a dove hunt for one armed hunters. This began in 1972, and takes place every year on the weekend after Labor Day. The One Arm Dove Hunt mural is at the corner of Main St. and Grand, on Grand.

[Gene Hanneke, 09/01/2013]

Other highlights of the two day event are the "10 cents a finger breakfast" and "Cow Chip Chunk'n: Amputee vs. Politician."

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