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.
1st United Methodist Church
Nice fence with Canas
Closed building which I thought might be a school.
Mural on closed business
We did a loop in the cemetery.
Historical marker in cemetery.
Sad marker of 14 year old “killed by a donkey”
Another sad marker this one for a 10 year old.
Not sure if it was a barn or a house. It is empty now.
This is the front of the closed building we passed earlier. It is a closed W.Q. Richards Memorial Hospital.
Tree covered with seeds not flowers.
Nice rock wall around a playground.
Nice bus for the girl’s athletic team, the “Lady Dragons”.
Paducah ISD Administrative Offices.
Tree crushing a semi-trailer.
Tree squeezing the other side too.
All that is left of the license plate. I think it say 1979.
RR Depot is now the Heritage Museum.
Old fire truck at museum.
Part of a movie theater.
Ed looking around inside.
I had one of these when I was a kid!
Cottle County Courthouse
Small park outside of town.
Old jail was closed. It is the visitor’s center.
Another Quanah Parker Trail marker.
Info about Quanah.
Part of mural in park.
Another section of the mural.
Eagle on the courthouse.
Doors inside the courthouse look like a safe.
Old Palace theatre is only a shell.