Belton (10K)

The Belton Year Round Event has a new sponsor:  The http://bvt.walktx.org/.  They have changed the route.  We decided to walk it and see what had changed.  We got a special treat that others won’t get to see – snow/sleet left over from Thursday’s blast of winter weather.

Snow on the ground at Confederate Park.

Snow on the ground at Confederate Park.

Stained Glass Window.

Stained Glass Window.

Yard Art and a view of Nolan Creek.

Yard Art and a view of Nolan Creek.

Blue Heron along Nolan Creek.

Blue Heron along Nolan Creek.

Bell County Courthouse

Bell County Courthouse

Statue of Peter Bell. Third Governor of Texas Bell County was named after him.

Statue of Peter Bell.
Third Governor of Texas
Bell County was named after him.

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War Memorial on Courthouse Lawn

War Memorial on Courthouse Lawn

One of several Texas Historical Markers that qualify this event for a stamp  in the TVA Special Event Book

One of several Texas Historical Markers
that qualify this event for a stamp
in the TVA Special Event Book

Century Plant decorated with snow/sleet.

Century Plant decorated with snow/sleet.

Old Carnegie Library is now a museum

Old Carnegie Library is now a museum

Very nice mural.

Very nice mural.

Another stained glass window.

Another stained glass window.

Widow's Walk

Widow’s Walk

Mary Hardin Baylor University Chartered in 1845 by The Republic of Texas

Mary Hardin Baylor University
Chartered in 1845 by
The Republic of Texas

The Curtis Mansion circa 1902

The Curtis Mansion circa 1902

Snowman with autumn leaves as filler

Snowman with autumn leaves as filler

Another snowman

Another snowman

UHMB Bell Tower  (about a block off the walk route).

UHMB Bell Tower
(about a block off the walk route).

UHMB has a stadium under construction

UHMB has a stadium under construction

Pinwheels for Peace

Pinwheels for Peace

My favorite old house.

My favorite old house.

Nolan Creek

Nolan Creek

Ugly head but beautiful body feathers.

Ugly head but beautiful body feathers.

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Watch out for the ice on the bridge!

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I am an avid Volksmarcher. I belong to Texas County Walkers in Mesquite.
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