Our Volksmarching event this week was in New Braunfels. They changed up the route from last year so we didn’t go through Panther Canyon. But we saw some interesting things so it was good.
Walk Registration Volunteers.
Club logo hanging on entry.
Checkpoint #1 Volunteers.
Crossing the Comal River. Looking downstream.
About to climb a steep hill.
Looking back down the hill after climbing it.
A bit of country in the middle of town.
Walkers who passed us on the trail.
New Braunfels First Settlers.
Bridge built in 1887.
Faust Street Bridge
The bridge connects Faust and Porter Streets across the Guadalupe River.
View from the bridge.
I-35 from the bridge.
Historical marker about the Faust Street Bridge.
Checkpoint #2 volunteers.
Civil War marker.
Marker for school.
Lindheimer House – 1852.
Marker on the house.
Statue in front of the civic center.
Old house, no marker.
Faust Hotel opened in 1929.
Spanish Renaissance Revival Style
Comal County Courthouse.
1898 Romanesque Revival building constructed of native limestone.
Old building – 1910
Newer Building – 1920.
Limestone rounded pavilion doorway surrounds a now modernized faux-finish wooden and glass entrance door.
Crossing the Comal River Again.
Dam on the river.