San Marcos, TX – 10K – 03/19/2016

We started at the Dunbar Center.  The walk was comprised of two loops. 

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Dunbar School Building.

Dunbar School Building is now used by Parks and Rec Department.

Our walk start volunteers.

Our walk start volunteers.

The first loop went out to the Cemetery.

This lovely home is for sale.

This lovely home is for sale.

Two-story Victorian ell shaped house with one-story encircling porch, railed porch roof on second floor; cedar roof covered with tin. Built in 1889 by George Henry Talmadge.

Two-story Victorian ell shaped house with one-story encircling porch, railed porch roof on second floor; cedar roof covered with tin. Built in 1889 by George Henry Talmadge.

Blooming flowers decorate a street corner.

Blooming flowers decorate a street corner.

Mermaid wind vane.

Mermaid wind vane.

New Braunsfel Volksmarcher caught up with us and passed us.

New Braunsfel Volksmarcher caught up with us and passed us.

Metal flowers decorate this yard.

Metal flowers decorate this yard.

San Antonio Volksmarchers on the trail.

San Antonio Volksmarchers on the trail.

Headed toward the stark "Carpenter Gothic" chapel, built in 1886. It is a white open pavilion to give a place for reflection in the cemetery.

We are headed toward the stark “Carpenter Gothic” chapel, built in 1886. It is a white open pavilion to give a place for reflection in the cemetery.

Mark working checkpoint at the cemetery.

Mark working checkpoint at the cemetery.

Historical marker in the cemetery.

Historical marker in the cemetery.

Deer in the cemetery.

Doe in the cemetery.

Volksmarchers from Austin enjoying the event.

Volksmarchers from Austin enjoying the event.

Homemade grave marker.

Homemade grave marker.

Wood carved into a shark hanging in a yard.

Wood carved into a shark hanging in a yard.

Bluebonnet filled yard.

Bluebonnet filled yard.

The Queen Anne style home was built around 1890 for Judge Ed Kone.

The Queen Anne style home was built around 1890 for Judge Ed Kone.

Carol surrounded by the Blue Bonnets.

Carol surrounded by the Blue Bonnets.

Tina from Pflugerville caught up with us.

Tina from Pflugerville caught up with us.

A stunning peach-colored Victorian home with a turret built in 1895 for George Thomas McGehee .

A stunning peach-colored Victorian home with a turret built in 1895 for George Thomas McGehee .

Carlen and Joann finishing up the downtown loop.

Carlen and Joann finishing up the downtown loop.

The second loop headed downtown.

Home of Ulysses Cephas who was a freed slave that owned his own black smith shop.

Home of Ulysses Cephas who was a freed slave that owned his own black smith shop.

Constructed in 1873 as the first Hays County Jail.

Constructed in 1873 as the first Hays County Jail.

Front of the Calaboose.

Front of the Calaboose.

Angelia and Ed

Angelia and Ed

The goddess of Justice stands above the old Hays County Courthouse.

The goddess of Justice stands above the old Hays County Courthouse.

Ed and Carol window shopping.

Ed and Carol window shopping.

The old performing arts center.

The old performing arts center.

Art outside a beauty salon.

Art outside a beauty salon.

Located in the white Victorian style Cape House the large Alpha Delta Pi chapter is well represented on campus.

Located in the white Victorian style Cape House the large Alpha Delta Pi chapter is well represented on the campus of Texas State University.

Ed with his new hat.

Ed with his new hat.

Fort Street Presbyterian Church building. This Gothic church with octagonal towers is now divided into two sections. One section is used as law offices while the other is a private residence.

Fort Street Presbyterian Church building. This Gothic church with octagonal towers is now divided into two sections. One section is used as law offices while the other is a private residence.

Pretty flowering bush.

Pretty flowering bush.

Route marker.

Route marker.

Pretty birdhouses.

Pretty birdhouses.

Barbara stamping our record books.

Barbara stamping our record books when we complete the walk.

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