Category Archives: Texas

Coldspring (San Jacinto County) – 03/05/2016

Coldspring has had several other names during its lifetime, including Cookskin, Fireman’s Hill and Cold Spring. In 1870 with the establishment of San Jacinto County, Cold Spring became the county seat. The first courthouse burned and the current courthouse was … Continue reading

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Breckenridge (Stephens County) -02/25/2016

It has been awhile since I had an opportunity to collect a new county. After completing this walk, I now have 49 counties left to do a registered walking event in to complete my goal of doing all 254 counties. … Continue reading

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Seminole Canyon State Park (Val Verde County) Hike – 09/01/2016

This state park is located just off Highway 90 between Comstock and the Pecos River. It is a Historic site with Pictographs from 7000 years ago.  Unfortunately, these may only be viewed by taking a guided tours, so we didn’t … Continue reading

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Sanderson (Terrell County) – 09/01/2016

Sanderson is the county seat and it is the only town in Terrell County!  The walk registration was at the Budget Inn. Once registered we drove over to the County Courthouse to park and walk.

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Portland (San Patricio County) Seasonal Event – 06/22/2016

We headed on down to the coast to walk in Portland.  It  is a coastal town just across the bay from Corpus Christi.  It was founded in 1891 with dreams of being a shipping port.  The hurricanes of 1916 and … Continue reading

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Beeville (Bee County) Seasonal Event – 06/21/2016

Finally, a chance to get away and travel to a new county.  We left at 6am and got to Beeville around 10am.  It was already 84 degrees.  Thank goodness we has shade in spots and a nice breeze.  We parked … Continue reading

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Coming Soon: Sanderson, TX (Terrell County) Seasonal Event

This Seasonal Event doesn’t start until July 1 but I as soon as I found it was sanctioned I took to the internet to read about it. Sanderson is a small town of around 800 people. It is the county … Continue reading

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