Kings Highway (Dallas) – 10/27/2018

The walk started at Kidd Springs Park passed through residential streets to 12 Hills Nature Center. We returned through a commercial area to our start.

Walk registration at Kidd Springs Park.

Dave and Debra

Entrance to Japanese Garden in the park.

Only thing I saw that looked Japanese.

Turns out this lantern had been sent to the 1933 World’s Fair by the Japanese government. After the fair Ethel Buell bought it. Upon her death in 1964, her daughter donated it to the Dallas Parks Department. It was placed here in 1971.

Nice landscaping in the garden.

Below the dam is some graffitti.

Springs in Kidd Springs Park.

Sculpture of geese playing sports.

Archway over sidewalks at entrance to Kessler Park Neighborhood.

12 Hills Nature Center entrance

Inscription in the walkway.

Entering the nature center.

Trail in the nature center.

Sumac starting to get fall color.

Walkers from Granbury who were entering the nature center.

Rosemont Elementary School

Statue of Liberty (?) Mural

Mural on the side of Maroches Bakery.

Lovely Art Deco Kessler Theater was once owned by Gene Autry!

Sign letting me know the end of the walk was near.

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