Category Archives: volksmarching

Coleman, TX (Coleman County ) – 02/15/2018

Coleman is the county seat for Coleman County.  It is just east of last week’s Coke County.  The county was named for Robert M. Coleman, a signer of Texas Declaration of Independence and a hero of the Battle of San … Continue reading

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Bronte, TX (Coke County ) – 02/03/2018

At long last we are walking another new county.  With the completion of this walk, it leaves me with 42 left.  Coke County is in the central portion of Texas.  Between I-10 and I-20, it is below the Texas panhandle.  … Continue reading

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Woodville, TX (Tyler County ) – 10/4/2017

We were supposed to explore deep East Texas on the Big Thicket’s Pitcher Plant and Turkey Creek Trails, however Hurricane Harvey destroyed much of the area with flooding and downed trees. They have not reopened the trails. So to get … Continue reading

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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.

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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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