Paducah – Cottle County – 09/03/2015

Day two we drove south out of Childress to collect Cottle County. The county seat is Paducah and it is on US-83.  We started walking at 7:30 on a clear day with 60 degree temperature.

We registered for the walk here.

We registered for the walk here.

Church

1st United Methodist Church

Nice fence with Canas

Nice fence with Canas

Closed building

Closed building which I thought might be a school.

Moon flowers

Moon flowers

Mural on closed business

Mural on closed business

We did a loop in the cemetery.

We did a loop in the cemetery.

Historical marker in cemetery.

Historical marker in cemetery.

Sad marker

Sad marker of 14 year old “killed by a donkey”

Another sad marker.

Another sad marker this one for a 10 year old.

Not sure if it was a barn or a house. Empty now.

Not sure if it was a barn or a house. It is empty now.

This is the front of the building we passed before. It is a closed Hospital.

This is the front of the closed building we passed earlier. It is a closed W.Q. Richards Memorial Hospital.

Seeds not flowers on this tree.

Tree covered with seeds not flowers.

Nice rock wall around a playground.

Nice rock wall around a playground.

Nice school bus.

Nice bus for the girl’s athletic team, the “Lady Dragons”.

Administrative office.

Paducah ISD Administrative Offices.

Tree eating a semi-trailer.

Tree crushing a semi-trailer.

Tree sqeezing the other side.

Tree squeezing the other side too.

All that is left of the license plate. I think it say 1979.

All that is left of the license plate. I think it say 1979.

RR Depot

RR Depot is now the Heritage Museum.

Old fire truck at museum.

Old fire truck at museum.

Part of a movie theater.

Part of a movie theater.

Ed looking around inside.

Ed looking around inside.

I had one of these when I was a kid!

I had one of these when I was a kid!

County Courthouse

Cottle County Courthouse

City park outside of town.

Small park outside of town.

Old jail?

Old jail was closed.  It is the visitor’s center.

Another Quanah Parker Trail marker.

Another Quanah Parker Trail marker.

Info about Quanah.

Info about Quanah.

Part of mural in park.

Part of mural in park.

Another section of the mural.

Another section of the mural.

Eagle on the courthouse.

Eagle on the courthouse.

Historical marker

Historical marker

Inside the courthouse.

Doors inside the courthouse look like a safe.

Old Palace theatre is only a shell.

Old Palace theatre is only a shell.

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2 Responses to Paducah – Cottle County – 09/03/2015

  1. Gypsy Bev says:

    Thanks for posting the picture of the cannas, just when I was trying to figure out what they were. Saw some of them on a walk today and think they are so pretty. Always enjoy your excursions!

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