Gilmer Yamboree 10K Event – 10/17/2015

We did a one day road trip to East Texas for a fun event in the small town of Gilmer. The volksmarching event was held in conjunction with their Yamboree Festival. Walk registration was in front of the Brookshire’s.

Heidi and Gary working the start table. Helen looking on.

Heidi and Gary working the start table. Helen looking on.

1942 Chevy lined up for parade.

1942 Chevy lined up for parade.

Walking the parade route.

Walking the parade route.

Courthouse with people waiting for the parade to start.

Courthouse with people waiting for the parade to start.

Upshur County Courthouse

Upshur County Courthouse

Ramp replaced stairs at elementary school building.

Ramp replaced stairs at elementary school building.

House on a hill. Note rock lined driveway.

House on a hill.   Note rock lined driveway.

First United Methodist Church

First United Methodist Church

Cute decorations near courthouse

Cute decorations near courthouse

First Baptist Church circa 1911

First Baptist Church circa 1911

Church of Christ

Church of Christ

Huge Pine Tree

Huge Pine Tree

Lovely Zinna's near library

Lovely Zinna’s near library

Nice old home

Nice old home

Another huge tree.

Another huge tree.

High School Gym

High School Gym

Carol and Ed

Carol and Ed

Vine covered house.

Vine covered house.

Spider eating a baby (doll)

Spider eating a baby (doll)

Lake with nice trees.

Lake with nice trees.

City Cemetery

City Cemetery

Livestock show area

Livestock show area

Yams for sale

Yams for sale

Arts and Crafts area

Arts and Crafts area

Sign at entrance to park

Sign at entrance to park

Muffler Man

Muffler Man

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