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Clear Creek also serves as a rehabilitation center for injuredthoroughbreds, with numerous full and part time employees takingcare of injured horses.As with the nurseries influence and exportation across the UnitedStates, Folsom’s horse industry play an important role nationwidein thoroughbred culture. In addition to the thoroughbred culture,Folsom is known for its equestrian industry, with show horses andjumpers raised locally.Folsom TodayFolsom today is dotted with small businesses along Hwy 25. J.C.Pittman’s store and gas station is no longer there, but Gus’Restaurant and a New Orleans style bakery have become localstaples. viii Ellis, Frederick S. (1999). St. Tammany Parish.L’Autre Cote du Lac(Louisiana Parish History Series). Firebird Press.ii St. Tammany Parish Bicentennial: 1818 – 2010, A Vibrant Past, AnInspiring Future. http://www.stpgov.org/bicentennial/. AccessedAugust 2010.iii Bice, David A. (2004). The Village of Folsom, Louisiana: ACentennial Celebration. Clanton, AL: Heritage PublishingConsultants, Inc.iv Ibid. p. 43.v Ibid. pp. 162-163.vi Ibid. p. 172.vii Ibid. pp. 175-176.Most residents in Folsom have long family roots here. Today,continuing in its tradition of valuing open space and a connection tothe land, Folsom is known for its thriving plant nurseries andbeautiful horse farms. The countryside outside of Folsom is hometo exotic animal farms, including emu and ostrich, and reserves,including the Global Wildlife Center in Tangipahoa Parish, whichsits on land once used by the lumber industry. The Global WildlifeCenter is a major educational facility and critical in the preservationof various species.Folsom has held onto its traditions and local cultures, despiteeconomic changes. Its residents have adapted to change, butpreserved their way of life and their connection to the locallandscape.Village of Folsom, LADRAFT Comprehensive Master Plan – 11.7.2010 Draft8

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