Category Archives: travel

Floresville, TX – 06/29/2018

Floresville is the Wilson County Seat. The town was platted in 1870 and the railroad arrived in 1883. It is 30 miles SE of San Antonio. We registered at a motel for the walk and drove over to the courthouse … Continue reading

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Rockwall, TX – 06/22/2018

Rockwall is the Rockwall County Seat.  It is the smallest county (land wise) in Texas.   We walked on a Friday again so we could get inside the courthouse and take a picture of another skylight under a courthouse dome.  … Continue reading

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Cleburne, TX – 06/15/2018

Cleburne is the Johnson County Seat. It is 30 miles south of Fort Worth on US-67. There is a state park nearby, but our walk was in the historic downtown. We walked on a Friday so we could get inside … Continue reading

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Karnes City, TX – 06/02/2018

Karnes City is the Karnes County Seat. Established in 1890, it was named in honor of Henry W. Karnes (1812-1840), Texas Ranger hero.  We parked on the Courthouse Square to begin the walk.  When the courthouse was built in 1895, it had … Continue reading

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Waco, TX Historic Downtown Volksmarch

We walked this volksmarch a couple weeks ago so we walked it backwards this time for a different perspective. These are some more sites you can see in Waco.

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Waco, TX Historic Downtown Volksmarch

The walk starts at the Hilton Inn. There is a bronze cattle drive directly in front of the Hilton in Indian Springs Park. We took a picture before going in to register. The walk route head out the back door … Continue reading

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New Year’s Celebration in Fredericksburg, TX

As 2015 drew to a close we joined other volksmarchers socializing at St. Joseph’s Halle in Fredericksburg, TX. There were snacks provided and then when the clock tolled midnight we all set out to walk in the new year. There was … Continue reading

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