Ole’s Dude Ranch/Sally Starr’s Ranch/The Ponderosa – Voorhees, NJ

Photo courtesy of the Larsen family.

A dude ranch in Voorhees, NJ that could feed 1,000 people in its restaurant?  That saw legendary musical acts from Lefty Frizell to Buck Owens to Bill Haley to children’s hero “Our Gal Sal” Sally Starr? That once saw an unarmed WWII vet chase of five armed robbers?

Ole’s Dude Ranch.  Twin Lakes Lodge.  Sally Starr’s Ranch.  The Ponderosa.  The place went by many names.

Now there’s an updated article about it chock full of photos and memories.

Full article here!

Jean Rahrig Kerr (head turned), Sally Starr (facing camera), and unknown gentleman on stage at Ole’s Ranch. Photo courtesy of Diana Buck Dressner.


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