Bryan Volksmarch (10K)

We walked a 10K in Bryan, today.  Bryan is rarely referred to by itself.  It is normally Bryan-College Station.  But they are separate towns.  Out walk started at the LaSalle Hotel with its historical marker.

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From there we passed the Bryan Bomber’s statue. (Did you know they had a baseball team in Bryan?)

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The Carnegie Library.

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And the Queen Movie Theatre.

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The town has several decorated locomotives.  This is the first one we passed.

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We passed lots of neat house, some new some old.

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Two of them are Astin Mansions.  The Astin family were cotton plantation owners.

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There was interesting yard art.

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There were two parks.

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Another locomotive (I didn’t take pictures of them all).

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The Bell from the Old Courthouse and a Fireman’s Memorial grace the library’s lawn.

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It was a very nice walk with lots of shade.  For information on doing this walk go to http://www.ava.org and click on the “events” link, then choose Texas.  There are a lot of wonderful “urban tours” out there.  Please consider taking up Volksmarching as a hobby and join us!

 

 

 

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About walktx

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