Episode 23

Birthplace of the Cowboy Hat

Season: 3 Episode: 23

What most people don't know is that one of the most enduring legends of the Wild West was born in Frampton Cotterell just north of Bristol? The famous ten gallon hat was invented in the old cow town in Gloucestershire and has become an icon of a genre.

Find out more about this history as well as a bit more about one of it's most famous wearer's, Tom Mix, the original Cowboy Hero.

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SOURCES

Yorkshire Evening Post - Saturday 22 October 1938

Dundee Courier - Monday 14 October 1940

Christy's London

South Gloucestershire Council

Tom Mix Museum

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Intro music by The Model Folk 

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Hello there! My name is Alice and this is The Backtracker History Show Podcast where I ask you to join me on a meander down through the archives to find out more about the people, places and events from the past.

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