Salado, TX Urban Hike – 08/27/16

Gassing up for the ride to Salado.

Gassing up for the ride to Salado.

Walk start location moved across the Street

Walk start location moved across the Street

Log Cabin

Log Cabin

Salado Inn

Stagecoach Inn

Old Wagon on Salado Inn grounds.

Old Wagon on Stagecoach Inn grounds.

Ed and the statue of the founder of the college.

We passed by the ruins of Salado College, founded in 1859. Ed and the statue of the founder of the college.

Salado Creek where Sirena used to be.

Salado Creek where Sirena used to be.

Turtle carving nearby.

Turtle carving nearby.

Whirligig in one of the courtyards.

Whirligig in one of the courtyards.

Baine House (LBJ's great grandfather).

Baine House (LBJ’s great grandfather).

Goodnight Amphitheater

Goodnight Amphitheater

Rock picnic tables

Rock picnic tables

Entrance marker

Entrance marker

Rose Mansion is on the National Register of Historical Homes.

Rose Mansion is on the National Register of Historical Homes.

Lovely bushes

Lovely bushes

Jesus statue at Methodist Church

Jesus statue at Methodist Church

Methodist Church is on the National Register of Historical Homes.

Methodist Church is on the National Register of Historical Homes.

Sundial in church's garden.

Sundial in church’s garden.

Hendrickson-Caskey House is on the National Register of Historical Homes.

Hendrickson-Caskey House is on the National Register of Historical Homes.

Twelve Oaks is hidden by the oaks.

Twelve Oaks is hidden by the oaks.

Love gate entrance.

Love gate entrance.

Found Sirena in a new location high and dry.

Found Sirena in a new location high and dry.

Creek has white water.

Creek has white water.

Water flowing over the dam.

Water flowing over the dam.

Pace Park

Pace Memorial Park

Twelve Oaks Mansion from across the creek.

Twelve Oaks Mansion from across the creek.

Mrs. Pace's picture on the gate

Mrs. Pace’s picture on the gate

Mr. Pace's picture on the gate.

Mr. Pace’s picture on the gate.

Metal sculpture in front of the bank.

Metal sculpture in front of the bank.

Anderson House and Store is another one on the National Register of Historical Places.

Anderson House and Store is another one on the National Register of Historical Places.

Dry fountain in the corner of the strip mall parking lot.

Dry fountain in the corner of the strip mall parking lot.

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