Plano, TX 3/16/2019

Plano is 15 miles north of Dallas, but since it is completely overbuilt you can’t tell when you leave Dallas or arrive in Plano. As sometimes happens our plans went awry. When we tried to register for the walk, the walk box was gone. Luckily we had a map of Plano so we made up our own walk route. I told the Plano Walkers club President that the box was gone, so it should be replaced soon.


Welcome sign at the fire station
where the walk registration box should have been.

1893 Queen Anne

1890 Queen Anne

1918 Saigling House was the first brick veneer residence in Plano

Thomas D. Hughston memorial bandstand.
Look for the Armadillo wind vane on top.

Small lake in Haggard Park

1911 Texas Electric Railway Car

Kinetic Sculpture entitled “Through the Park” turns with the breeze.

First Christian Church, congregation established mid-1850s.

Plano Municipal Courthouse

Piano Player

Guitar Player


One of the seven “arts” sculptures that line 15th Street





Farmer’s Market Mural

1908 Texas Electric Railway Depot

Carol posed for me with the heart.

Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church founded in 1884.
This sanctuary erected in 2001.

Shiloh Baptist Church bell.

1925 Masonic Lodge

1896 IOOF Lodge was remodeled into
Art Deco in the early 30’s

1st Baptist Plano Bell

First Baptist Church organized in 1852.
This sanctuary erected in 1970.

Older church is still used as a chapel.

Echowave – 3-D art

Shinola watch with temperature gauge

McCall Plaza Clock

Historic Plano Mural

“Iron Horse” by Tom Askman has two flies…
if you get a chance to visit see if you can spot them.

Headed back to our parked car. Unfortunately the restrooms in Haggard Park were closed!

About walktx

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