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Hank the Cowboy

Rusty Phelps
1997

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Description

Bronze statue of a cowboy reading the Gazette/Telegraph.

Signature

Rusty Phelps / ©

Information Sign

HANK
registered trademark of the pikes peak or bust rodeo

hank the cowboy has promoted the pikes peak or bust rodeo since 1939.
he was created and named by stanley reed, a staff artist with the
gazette/telegraph, at the request of spencer penrose, founder of the
rodeo. he stands in this location to commemorate the outstanding
achievements and contributions of the individuals and organizations
inducted into the pikes peak or bust rodeo hall of fame. hank is a
gift to the citizens of the pikes peak region from the colorado springs
rodeo association, made possible by el pomar foundation, the anna
keesling ackerman trust, and the gazette.
dedicated august 5, 1997
colorado springs rodeo association board of directors
harold u. littrell, chairman*
randall e. witte, secretary*
william b. tutt*
ryer e. hitchcock, president*
n. christian anderson iii*
howard j. kunstle
leon c. wilmot
harlan l. ochs, vice president
roger b. lane
william l. scott
hall of fame committee members*
k.g. freyschlag patricia a. hildebrand michael b. husband frederick r. sindt t.j. walter betty brookhart watt
rusty phelps, sculptor

Sculptor

Tags

Locatie (N 38°50'2" - W 104°49'25")

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