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THREE-HORN SIDESADDLE, ca. 1870<br />S. C. Gallup Saddlery<br />Pueblo, Colorado<br /><br />This double-rigged sidesaddle ridden by Mary Ann “Molly” Dyer Goodnight (1839-1926) from Colorado to Palo Duro Canyon in 1876, then up the trail with Charles Goodnight herds to Dodge City at least twice.<br /><br />Goodnight-Haley Collection<br />PPHS 4/69<br />

THREE-HORN SIDESADDLE

THREE-HORN SIDESADDLE, ca. 1870
S. C. Gallup Saddlery
Pueblo, Colorado

This double-rigged sidesaddle ridden by Mary Ann “Molly” Dyer Goodnight (1839-1926) from Colorado to Palo Duro Canyon in 1876, then up the trail with Charles Goodnight herds to Dodge City at least twice.

Goodnight-Haley Collection
PPHS 4/69
 
Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum houses one of the largest working-cowboy saddle collections in the United States, along with equally important collections of stirrups from around the world; one of the largest barbed wire collections in the U.S.; largest windmill trade literature collection in the world; significant bits and spurs; cowboy gear from boots to chaps to hats; four original ranch buildings (T Anchor, Goodnight); Highlights of the collection include Charles and Molly Goodnight's saddles; trail-driving saddles to modern roping saddles; the shop tools of bit and spur maker Adolf Bayers; and Pecos Bill's belt buckle and spurs.
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