Category Archives: Walking

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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Falcon State Park (Zapata County) Seasonal Event.

The park sits at the southern end of the Falcon International Reservoir in Starr and Zapata counties.   Mexican President Adolfo Ruiz Cortines and US President Dwight D. Eisenhower dedicated Falcon Dam in October 1953. The waters of the Rio Grande … Continue reading

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Hebbronville (Jim Hogg County) Seasonal Event.

Hebbronville dates back to 1883 when the Texas Mexican Railroad built through the area.  The walk box was located at the Executive Inn.  After we registered we drove to the courthouse square to park and start the walk.    Another … Continue reading

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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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Eastland, TX – County #197

Texas has 254 counties.  By completing the 10K in the city of Eastland, in Eastland County, I have now brought my total of counties walked (Official AVA Sanctioned 10K) to 197.   We started walking at the museum. We headed over to the … Continue reading

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