Glen Rose 10K

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The walk registration was at Brookshire Grocery.

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We headed out toward the Glen Rose High School.  This is the Auditorium.

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We passed Hollywood.

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Bottle tree in front of one of the stores.

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Crossed the Paluxy River.

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Entered the Historical Park.

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Checked out the tiny school.

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Took the river walk along the river.

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It led us to this dam.

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We crossed the dam.

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Another view of Paluxy River.

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Just a nice house with petrified wood in the design.

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Volksmarchers on their way back in.

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Paluxy Summit Blvd. got our blood pumping.  It wasn’t called summit for nothing.

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According to “Roadside America” this is an old Speakeasy.  Beautiful petrified wood used in it’s construction.

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Walking along old US HWY 67.

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Pretty house.

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Somervell County Courthouse.

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Leg Lamp like the one in the movie, Christmas Story

 

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Just another nice house.

 

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House with a historical marker.

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Text from the historical marker:  “Early Texas grist mill. Built like a fort — with gun ports and walls 3 feet thick at bottom — to withstand Indian attacks. Constructed in 1860 by Charles Barnard, who (with his brother, George) ran it until 1874. Previously the Barnards had successful trading houses in Waco village and elsewhere. For years, social events were held on the third floor. Cotton gin annex was erected in 1895. Building was a hospital 1943-71.”

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Round tower next to the building.

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Glen Rose mascot is a tiger.  I think these used to be on top of Exxon gas stations with a logo of “Put a Tiger in your Tank“.

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About walktx

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