Center Volksmarch (10K)

The East Texas Trekkers sponsor this Year Round Volksmarching Event which is a short distance from Carthage so we stayed over and did it on Sunday.   We saw historic homes, churches and lots of lovely blooms here also.

Community Center built by WPa

Community Center built by WPa

Built circa 1839 in Buena Vista, TX.  House was dismantled and moved here.

Built circa 1839 in Buena Vista, TX. House was dismantled and moved here.

New County Courthouse

New County Courthouse

Metal flowers

Metal flowers

Clocks are out of sinc

Clocks are out of sinc

Circa 1875 - old house built in Center.

Circa 1875 – old house built in Center.

Dogwood

Dogwood

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Sunken pavilion

Sunken pavilion

Nice mural

Nice mural

Iris and Snowball bush

Iris and Snowball bush

Roger's House - circa 1890

Roger’s House – circa 1890

Circa 1900 - now Shelby County Museum

Circa 1900 – now Shelby County Museum

Historic Church

Historic Church

Irish Castle aka Old County Courthouse.

Irish Castle aka Old County Courthouse.

Old County Jail

Old County Jail

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Memorial for those who died for the Republic of Texas

Memorial for those who died for the Republic of Texas

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Camelia

Camelia

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Back by the sunken Pavilion to the finish.

Back by the sunken Pavilion to the finish.

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