January 2, 2015

In partnership with Yosemite National Park, the Oakdale Cowboy Museum is excited to join the celebration of the 150th Anniversary of the Yosemite Grant Act. The Grant Act, signed by President Lincoln in June of 1864, was for the protection of the Yosemite Valley and Ma...

November 20, 2014

All of these pioneers helped shape Oakdale’s western legacy and will be recognized at the 15th Annual Dinner & Auction Fundraiser on Saturday, September 15, 2012, at the Pioneer Equine Hospital at 11536 Cleveland Avenue in Oakdale.  Tickets for the event, which include...

October 16, 2014

After this year’s Century Roping, Steve Branco stopped by the Oakdale Cowboy Museum with a special saddle for us to display, his uncle Stan Branco’s 1959 CTRA Champion Steer Roping saddle.

Three years after the inaugural CTRA 10 Steer Roping had launched in 1956, Madera...

May 12, 2014

It is with mixed emotions that we bid farewell to Cowboy Museum Director Jackie Conner who will be moving to Dallas, TX later this month. This decision did not come easy as Jackie has been a resident of Oakdale since 1974. “It’s hard to say goodbye to the many friends...

March 15, 2014

The Cowboy Museum was more than happy to answer a call for help when Rodeo News Publisher, Siri Stevens called and wanted to feature our own Bill Martinelli in the magazine’s December issue in the “Back When They Bucked” article. This is a popular article for the bi-mo...

January 13, 2014

It’s always great to hear from our colleagues at various Museums but even better when the call comes in from the Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame in Colorado Springs telling us that one of our local cowboys, the late John Bowman is being inducted during their ceremonies on Satur...

May 15, 2013

The Oakdale Cowboy Museum recently acquired the 1948 Clover Stampede Bulldogging Champion silver buckle won by Arizona cowboy Buckshot Sorrells. Local cowboy Ace Berry donated this piece to the Museum and tells us that he was a pretty young lad when Sorrells came to st...

October 25, 2012

The Oakdale Cowboy Museum is proud to announce the honorees for our 15th Annual Dinner & Auction Fundraising Event which will take place on Saturday, September 15, 2012. Each year the Museum honors individuals who have been instrumental in Oakdale’s western heritage....

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