Volksmarchers registering to walk at the Corsicana visitor’s center.
Walk start volunteers.
Helen, Ed and Deborah.
Visitor’s center used to be a railroad depot.
Railroad car on static display next to the visitor’s center.
Historical marker about one of Corsicana’s founders.
Mural looks like Clint Eastwood to me.
Street closed for the display of the Christmas tree.
Nice old bank building.
Oil worker statue on street corner.
One of several old pianos decorating the downtown area. I liked this one because of the old picture.
Ed and the Christmas tree.
This statue was called “The Sower”
Building dated 1857. Putting the date of construction on a building is a statement of self-confidence and optimism. Self-confidence in that the creation of this building was a noteworthy event. Optimism that the building will still be around many years hence.
Christmas light pole decorations.
Fireman memorial. Inscriptions reads “Dedicated to our Chief Rube Freeman 1859-1917”
Navarro County Courthouse Clock Tower. The courthouse itself was encased in scaffolding as it is under restoration.
Statue of Jose Antonio Navarro (1795-1871), located on the walkway to the entrance of the courthouse. Navarro was a native Texan lawyer, merchant, and rancher who founded Navarro County and co-created the Republic of Texas.
The Call to Arms statue is of a Civil War bugler in uniform holding a bugle to his mouth. It was erected on the courthouse lawn in 1907 by Navarro chapter United Daughters of the Confederacy.
A home with a historical marker, but I didn’t cross the street to read the marker.
Memorial on courthouse lawn to multiple wars.
Names of Navarro county military who lost their lives for our freedom.
We saw the green area first then came to the name of the park later.
Tree dedicated to Dr. Bill Lagomarsino 1935-2006.
Old firetruck in children’s playground.
Ed on bridge on the hike/bike trail in the park.
Mermaid that marks the entrance to the water park.
We walked in Oakwood Cemetery.
Civil war historial marker. I didn’t know they used balloons back then.
Group of volksmarchers gathered around the historical marker.
Bridge in the cemetery.
Lefty Frizzell memorial statue.
William Orville “Lefty” Frizzell (March 31, 1928 – July 19, 1975)
Guitar in the sidewalk leading to the memorial.
First of several really nice old homes.
School Auditorium on the North side.
Wonderful artwork on the building.
School entrance in the middle.
Some more of the artwork.
School Gymnasium on the South end.
Back to the beautiful old homes.
First United Methodist Church, Gothic Architecture with beautiful stained glass windows. Circa 1896.
The Beth-EL synagogue in Corsicana, TX is a magnificent and unique building built by a Reform Jewish congregation 1898-1900. It is a wood frame building with clapboard siding and keyhole windows in the front doors. A pair of octagonal towers are topped by onion domes.
Historical marker that tells about the establishment of the Collin Street Bakery which would become world famous for its fruitcakes.
We resisted the temptation. No fruitcake today.
Helen stamping books at the finish table.