We made a day trip to visit Brownwood, TX which is the county seat of Brown County. This is a new walk location but not a new county for us. We did the 6K (short) version of the walk. The walk started at the depot.
Old Santa Fe Depot had a small Harvey House Restaurant and Hotel attached,
Lehnis Railroad Museum exhibits the railroad history of Brownwood, Central Texas, and the American Southwest.
Pullman Business Train Car, a rare piece of railroad history
Lion in front of the radio station. Brownwood ISD mascot is a lion.
Brownwood Civic Center
Brown County Courthouse was completed on February 15, 1885.
From 1903 to 1981 – 78 years – it was the Brown County Jail. In 1982 it became the Brown County Museum of History.
Pat Coursey Park with a non-working fountain.
The Lyric Theatre was built in 1914. It is currently a performing arts theater.
Post Office building where you can mail in your walk registration!
Just a pretty house, no historical marker.
St John’s Church – Gothic style built in 1892
Arched entrance to Howard Payne University.
Interesting marker about the song “Hey Paula”.
Cornerstone from “Old Main” building.
Howard Payne University gates.
Howard Payne University buildings.
Two of the three bell towers on the campus.
John the Baptist statue on the University Mall.
Non-working clock on the University Mall.
Tower built with rock from burned “Old Main” building.
Nice artwork in center of tower.
First Baptist Church
Old Brownwood High School now Family Services offices.
Douglas McArthur Academy
Statue of General McArthur
Ed coming out of tunnel under RR tracks.
Local “mover and shaker”.
1902 Steam locomotive in park across from Santa Fe Train Depot.