Thursday, December 18, 2014

Remember when the Wild West was as close as Glen Mills? Long Horn Ranch!

If you were lucky enough as a kid to have your birthday here along with other family celebrations, you were on top of the world.  If not, at least on top of the life sized plastic bull they had at the entrance.  The restaurant was "Texas" size huge.   It was only a few miles away from Media located in Glen Mills on route 1, but back then in the 70's it seemed like the gateway to the wild west.  Heck, they even wore cowboy hats and carried six-shooter cap guns.

It was the best ever and one of my all time favorites!  Here's some archived photos and a menu from 1966 that was recently sold at an auction in 2013. Check out those prices!!!!!!


12 comments:

  1. I remember going there as a kid. Even though it wasn't my birthday I was blown away by all the birthday celebrations around me. The cowgirls with their six shooters singing happy birthday cracked me up.

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  2. I went there once with my parents when I was young. The restaurant was torn down and they put up a huge disco, Pulsations.

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  3. This brings back memories! I forget exactly were it was located. What is now where it was?

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  4. It is where the breakoff from media to Springfield is. Its a car dealership now. It burned down

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    1. That was the Log cabin Inn

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    2. That was the Log Cabin Inn

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    3. It was across from where the Joseph Anthony Spa is now, roughly were the Glen Mills Senior living facility is.

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  5. My Grandparents took the family there many times in the 70's.

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  6. I've got the most wanted poster, with my picture in the center. Let me know if you want a scan of it (without my picture)

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  7. best time ever James Lester

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  8. An institution of my childhood. Just loved this place. Had to go on my birthday... the cowgirl waitresses would sing and shoot their pop guns.

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