Shiner, TX Urban Hike – 08/20/16

Todays adventure included a long drive and a walk around Shiner, Tx. Registration was at Harold’s Convenience Store.

Walk starts out through residential area.

Walk starts out through residential area.

We read the historical marker for the cemetery.

We read the historical marker for the cemetery.

We walked through the cemetery.

We walked through the cemetery.

In memory of all veterans, 1972.

In memory of all veterans, 1972.

Entrance to Green Dickson Park.

Entrance to Green Dickson Park.

Park edges the school.

Park edges the school.

Resting at the lake overlook.

Resting at the lake overlook.

The lake in the park.

The lake in the park.

Veteran's Memorial in the park.

Veteran’s Memorial in the park.

Dedicated to all veterans of all wars.

Dedicated to all veterans of all wars.

We headed back into residential area.

We headed back into residential area.

Another nice old home.

Another nice old home.

A fence was covered in these pretty flowers.

A fence was covered in these pretty flowers.

Yet another pretty home.

Yet another pretty home.

Entrance to Spoetzel Brewery. We didn't take the free tour.

Entrance to Spoetzel Brewery. We didn’t take the free tour.

Old downtown looking good.

Old downtown looking good.

Old Opera House is now the "Gaslight Theater".

Old Opera House is now the “Gaslight Theater”.

Looking in the Opera House window it looks like a restaurant.

Looking in the Opera House window it looks like a restaurant.

This is a block off the walk route.

This is a block off the walk route.

Checking out the Amish buggy.

Checking out the Amish buggy.

We passed another interesting Historical Marker.

We passed another interesting Historical Marker.

Old rusty building with no name on it and an old army gun on the porch.

Old rusty building with no name on it and an old army gun on the porch.

Old wagon behind the rusty building.

Old wagon behind the rusty building.

There were lots of rain lilies in the yards, but they were white. There were only a few groups of yellow ones.

There were lots of rain lilies in the yards, but they were white. There were only a few groups of yellow ones.

Saints Cyril and Methodius Catholic Church.

Saints Cyril and Methodius Catholic Church.

A close-up of the church.

A close-up of the church.

The painting inside the church.

The painting inside the church.

One of the stained glass windows.

One of the stained glass windows.

Further painting inside the church.

Further painting inside the church.

Lovely metal fence.

Lovely metal fence.

Lovely old building as we pass back through downtown.

Lovely old building as we pass back through downtown.

Another lovely old building.

Another lovely old building.

City Hall dated 1927.

City Hall dated 1927.

Welhausen Park.

Welhausen Park.

Artillery on display in the park.

Artillery on display in the park.

Park Bandstand.

Park Bandstand.

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