Category Archives: Family Fun

Baird – Callahan County

I collected another new county yesterday when we walked in Baird, the county seat of Callahan County.  The walk started at the T&P Depot which is a beautiful building.  Unfortunately it was closed so didn’t get to go inside.  

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Truscott Brine Lake – Knox County – 09/05/2015

Our final county for this trip was Knox. To collect it we walked the event at Truscott Brine Lake.  The lake is located on Bluff Creek, a south bank tributary of the north fork of the Wichita River, about three miles north … Continue reading

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Crowell – Foard County – 09/04/2015

Our third county for this trip was Foard. The county seat is Crowell and it is west of Paducah on US-70.  We arrived at 7:30 and walked around the courthouse taking pictures before realizing the walk box was on the doorstep of the restaurant and … Continue reading

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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.

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Childress – Childress County – 09/02/2015

After a very long dry spell of new counties we are once again on the road!  Our first county for this trip is Childress. The county seat for Childress County is the city of Childress. Childress is on US-287 about half … Continue reading

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Boys Ranch – Oldham County – 04/09/15

Our fifth and last new county for this trip was Oldham. We walked at the Cal Farley Boys/Girls Ranch which is also the ghost town of Tascosa. First a little history – According to Wikipedia: Tascosa was named for a … Continue reading

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Dalhart – Dallam County – 04/08/2015

Our fourth county for this trip was Dallam. Dalhart the county seat is home to the XIT reunion each year. I was expecting a town the size of Dumas. While Dalhart has a large residential population, apparently they don’t eat out as … Continue reading

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