Tag Archives: day trip

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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Muenster, TX – 11/30/2019

Muenster is a small town 15 miles west of Gainesville and I-35.  They were holding an unsanctioned event to see if there was any interest in starting a club here. Cute photo cutout in front of the Antique Mall where … Continue reading

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Henderson Syrup Festival – 11/9/2019

Our walk on Saturday was in the East Texas town of Henderson. It was a town before Texas was a state. When Rusk county was created, Henderson became its county Seat. Our walk started in Yates Park. Bonnie was working … Continue reading

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Winedale Walking Tour

Winedale is classified as a “ghost town”.  It is about 4 miles north of Round Top.  The  Stagecoach Inn at Winedale was purchased by Miss Ima Hogg, daughter of former Governor Jim Hogg, and given to the University of Texas. Other … Continue reading

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Irving, TX Walking Tour

After a 4 day trip to the Texas Panhandle it is good to do a day trip and stay close to home. Our walk started at a McDonalds. A stainless steel sculpture represents how the Indians used to bend “trees” … Continue reading

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Fort Worth Stockyards Walking Tour

Official Stockyards Website “Fort Worth is where the West begins, and nothing embodies Western heritage better than the Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District. From the original brick walkways to the wooden corrals, every inch of the Stockyards tells the … Continue reading

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Paris Walking Tour

Paris is a very historic town that has had some bad things happen. The town was almost completely destroyed by fire in 1916. Only a couple of building survived the fire. A terrific architect, J.L. Wees, designed a lot of … Continue reading

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