Kenedy County Volksmarched 03/22/2014

The Seasonal Event (Jan-Jun) in San Diego gave us the opportunity to pick up another new county.  For a county seat, this town is really small.  It doesn’t even have one convenience store.  No place to buy gas or a loaf of bread.  It was just hard to imagine.  The walk started at the county courthouse.DSCF7521

It wandered through the community.  There were a lot of empty lots some with flowers and some with horses tied out, an old Lumber Yard, and some loose Guinea Hens.  These hens were unusual because most Guineas that I have seen were speckled black and grey.

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We came to a nice church.  This is the front and side entrances.

DSCF7528 And then we passed the school on our way out to walk along the country road to complete our 10K distance.

DSCF7530The country road had little traffic and lots of wildflowers.  We also spotted a cottontail.

DSCF7532 DSCF7533 DSCF7534 DSCF7536 DSCF7537 DSCF7538Once we’d walked the required distance we turned around and walked back into town and I noticed the water tower had a brand on it.  This house on the edge of town has the same brand over the doorway.

DSCF7524 DSCF7539We passed this museum right before returning to the courthouse.

DSCF7540 DSCF7542This is the front side of the courthouse.

DSCF7541I think the jail is on the right of the columns.  There are bars on the windows.  It was an interesting walk.

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