Herman Park – Houston, TX – 12/07/2019

Walk Registration was at this pretty church.

Beverly and Mike were working the start registration table.

Sam Houston pointed us in the right direction.

Pioneer Memorial Obelisk at the end of the reflecting pool.

Miller Outdoor Theater.

Oliver Twist statue near theater entrance.

Pond in the golf course was on the left.

The “Trojan Bear” sculpture by Jim Love was on the right.

The park train and the Trojan Bear.

Carol in the McGovern Centennial Gardens.

Just a cute kid checking out the garden map.

This bust of Dr. Rizal is one of several along Hawkins Sculpture Walk in McGovern Centennial Gardens. He was the national hero of the Philippines.

Burke Baker Planetarium

A large sundial and fountain are on the plaza at the entrance to the Houston Museum of Natural Science.

Another shot of the Herman Park Train.

Pedal boat on the lake with the Houston skyline.

Bird island

Sculpture is called “Dillidiidae”

George Hermann statue in the park he donated to the city of Houston, across the street from Hermann Hospital which he also created for the benefit of Houstonians.

The Houston Happy Hikers about to share a luncheon after the event. They are also celebrating their 40th anniversary as a club.

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