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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. 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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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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