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

Keller, TX 1/18/2020

Before we did the walking event we did a little sightseeing. First we visited “old town” with its “art walk”.  Art displayed here is temporary and is for sale. This butterfly sculpture is entitled “Flurry” and Laura Walters is the … Continue reading

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Lincoln Heights Event – San Antonio – 1/11/2020

We met the walking club at the Corner Bakery Cafe in the Quarry Market. We had planned on doing the Alamo Heights Event, but heavy rains had flooded part of that walk route. So we did the Lincoln Heights Event … Continue reading

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Waco Riverwalk – North to Herring Bridge 1/4/2020

The official route for this Volksmarching event is going South along the Riverwalk to McLean Stadium….  we made up our own route to check out the new Zoo statues. Neat painting on the wall behind the check-in desk at the … Continue reading

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New Years Eve Walk – Fredericksburg – 12/31/2019

The American Volkssport Association’s first club was in Fredericksburg, TX.  For many years we held a “Midnight Walk” to bring in the new year.  This year we walked at 6pm just as it was getting dark.  We walked out the … Continue reading

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Highland Park Christmas Walk – 12/21/2019

Highland Park is a highly affluent city 4 miles north of downtown Dallas. Since it is completely surrounded by the City of Dallas, some people may not know it is a separate city. They decorate lavishly for Christmas so we … Continue reading

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Weatherford, TX – 12/14/2019

Weatherford is on I-20 west of Fort Worth. It is the county seat of Parker County.  Walk registration was at the Albertson’s store. ATSF 785 Wood Caboose displayed next to the old depot. Santa Fe Depot is now home to … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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