Logansport, Louisiana: The Bucking Horse

A statue of a cowboy on a bucking bronco -- Casey Tibbs astride his horse War Paint -- hangs from a storefront only two blocks from the Texas state line.

Address:
Main St., Logansport, LA
Directions:
On the north side of US Hwy 84/Main St., two blocks east of the Texas state line.
Admission:
Free
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Bucking Horse Statue

There's an easy-to-spot statue of a cowboy on a bucking horse on top of a building right in the center of town. Seems a bit odd to see this Louisiana, but then again it's right before you hit the border to Texas so it sort of makes sense.

[Irwin & Victorina, 09/21/2013]

In the early 1900s Logansport was known for its Texas-style gunfights in the streets. The Bucking Horse, which has been a fixture on Main Street since the 1950s, is a symbol of the town's Wild West origins.


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