Monthly Archives: May 2017

Groveton, TX (Trinity County) – 5/27/2017

Groveton is the county seat of Trinity County. The walk had to weave back and forth to get in the distance needed. Advertisements

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Wharton, TX (Wharton County) – 5/14/2017

Wharton, county seat of Wharton County, was organized in 1846 on land donated by one of Stephen F. Austin’s “Old Three Hundred” colonists who settled in this area in 1822. The walk registration was at a Hilton Hotel then we … Continue reading

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Bay City, TX (Matagorda County) – 5/13/2017

Bay City, county seat of Matagorda County, was established in 1894 on the coastal plains along the Colorado River. The walk was around the courthouse, through the downtown historic district, and through the Southside Residential Historical District which is on … Continue reading

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Brackenridge Texana Park (Jackson County) – 05/12/17

Collected another new county by doing a walk on trails in the Texana Park and Campground.  I was hoping for views of the Lake Texana and lots of tree shaded paths, but it was more open savanna with a mowed trail … Continue reading

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