Cleburne 11K Event

We met our daughter in Cleburne today to do a volksmarching event.  It was 8:30 when we started and 39 degrees.  The walk started at Hulen Park.

"Spirit of Cleburne "locomotive in Hulen Park

“Spirit of Cleburne “locomotive in Hulen Park

Posing with the Christmas decorations.

Posing with the Christmas decorations.

County Marker.

County Marker.

We headed out into the residential district.

Starting the walk.

Starting the walk.

Historic home.

Historic home.

Baylor Tree House.

Baylor Tree House.

Friendly dog.

Friendly dog.

Fountain in the creek.

Fountain in the creek.

Buffalo Creek.

Buffalo Creek.

Huge chimney.

Huge chimney.

Huge house.

Huge house.

Pretty fall colors.

Pretty fall colors.

His and Her garage

His and Her garage

Huge cactus

Huge cactus

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Old church

Old church

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We headed into the historic downtown area.

Side of former high school.

Side of former high school.

Former High School now a Johnson County Courthouse.

Former High School now a Johnson County Courthouse.

Courthouse clock tower in Cleburne can be seen all over town

Courthouse clock tower in Cleburne can be seen all over town

Buffalo along buffalo creek.

Buffalo along buffalo creek.

The whole buffalo.

The whole buffalo.

American Legion Post

American Legion Post

Fifth courthouse, completed in 1912.

Fifth courthouse, completed in 1912.

Back side of old Carnegie Library.

Back side of old Carnegie Library.

Carnegie Library now serves as a museum of local history.

Carnegie Library now serves as a museum of local history.

Historic home

Historic home

The Church of the Holy Comforter , established in 1871.  This building completed 1893.

The Church of the Holy Comforter , established in 1871. This building completed 1893.

Historical marker on church door.

Historical marker on church door.

Bus Depot Mural

Bus Depot Mural

Cleburne Depot

Cleburne Depot

Caboose in a park.  It's not open.  You can't go inside.

Caboose in a park. It’s not open. You can’t go inside.

Group of volksmarchers.

Group of volksmarchers.

The Burger Bar - A tiny burger grill in downtown Cleburne has been serving up the best burgers in town for over 60 years.

The Burger Bar – A tiny burger grill in downtown Cleburne has been serving up the best burgers in town for over 60 years.

Cornerstone from 4th county courthouse which burned.

Cornerstone from 4th county courthouse which burned.

Mural in an alleyway.

Mural in an alleyway.

Masonic Lodge circa 1871

Masonic Lodge circa 1871

A mural about Johnson County history.

A mural about Johnson County history.

Mural recalls the railroad history of Cleburne.

Mural recalls the railroad history of Cleburne.

Mural about baseball, cars and flying.

Mural about baseball, cars and flying.

Another mural in same area.

Another mural in same area.

Having a good time touring Cleburne.

Having a good time touring Cleburne.

Does that sign say "Gluten Free Menu"?

Does that sign say “Gluten Free Menu”?

Buffalo Creek.

Buffalo Creek.

Path along Buffalo Creek.

Path along Buffalo Creek.

Headed into the home stretch.

Headed into the home stretch.

Another Buffalo at Buffalo Creek

Another Buffalo at Buffalo Creek

Field named for Tris Speaker who played for  the "Cleburne Railroaders" of the Texas League, in 1906.

Field named for Tris Speaker who played for the “Cleburne Railroaders” of the Texas League, in 1906.

Finish table volunteers stamping record books.

Finish table volunteers stamping record books.

After finishing the walk we headed back to the restaurant that advertised gluten free and had a very nice lunch.

Great place to eat lunch.  Has a gluten free menu.

Great place to eat lunch. Has a gluten free menu.

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About walktx

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