Huntsville – 03/03/17

We were passing through the area so we did the 5K walk in Historic Huntsville

In 1862, after Sam Houston left governorship of Texas, he rented Steamboat House, and here he died in 1863. His funeral was held in the upstairs parlor.

In 1862, after Sam Houston left governorship of Texas, he rented Steamboat House, and here he died in 1863. His funeral was held in the upstairs parlor.

Blue Bonnets and a grinding wheel.

Blue Bonnets and a grinding wheel.

Sam Houston State University Wind Vane.

Sam Houston State University Wind Vane.

Pretty Azaleas

Pretty Azaleas

Blue bottle tree

Blue bottle tree

Wisteria blooming.

Wisteria blooming.

Patriotic red, white and blue house.

Patriotic red, white and blue house.

The 1936 pink granite historic marker explaining the history of Walker County.

The 1936 pink granite historic marker explaining the history of Walker County.

Memorial in memory of our Confederate patriots.

Memorial in memory of our Confederate patriots.

War Memorial in honor and memory of veterans of all wars.

War Memorial in honor and memory of veterans of all wars.

Old jail is now a law office.

Old jail is now a law office.

Cute cottage.

Cute cottage.

Another of David Adickes works of art.

Another of David Adickes works of art.

Walkers from San Antonio passed us along the route.

Walkers from San Antonio passed us along the route.

Friez art on the District Attorney's Office Building.

Friez art on the District Attorney’s Office Building.

Historical Marker about the courthouse of Walker County.

Historical Marker about the courthouse of Walker County.

Historical Marker about Walker County

Historical Marker about Walker County

Town Clock on the corner is stuck at 11:16.

Town Clock on the corner is stuck at 11:16.

Forest Lodge No. 19 chartered in 1844. This current building constructed in 1909.

Forest Lodge No. 19 chartered in 1844. This current building constructed in 1909.

Walls Unit of the Texas Prison System.

Walls Unit of the Texas Prison System.

Ed and a bank of Blue Bonnets.

Ed and a bank of Blue Bonnets.

Azaleas frame a small lake.

Azaleas frame a small lake.

Just a nice house I liked.

Just a nice house I liked.

Click here for a list of other walks we did in Huntsville if you’d like to see more pictures.

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I am an avid Volksmarcher. I belong to Texas County Walkers in Mesquite.
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One Response to Huntsville – 03/03/17

  1. mommermom says:

    I have certainly enjoyed your walks.

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