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Deep Ellum (Dallas) - 03/17/2018

Texas State Historical Assoc. Text

The area was settled as a “freedmen’s town” by former slaves after the Civil War; its location on Elm Street, just east of the Houston and Texas Central tracks near the depot, was too far from downtown Dallas to be desirable. 122 more words


Llano - 03/10/2018

Llano calls itself the “Deer Capital of Texas” and the Chamber of Commerce and other businesses around town have decorated fiberglass deer on display, so while doing this Volksmarching event we were keeping an eye out for the deer. 528 more words


Lockhart Historic Downtown - 01/27/2018

We encountered many nice old homes on the way to the finish. Unfortunately most of them had no historical markers so I have no information to share. 229 more words


Sherman Historic Downtown - 01/20/2018

Sherman was established in 1846. The city was named after Texas General Sidney Sherman who served at San Jacinto. 226 more words


Toilet Seat Museum Walk - San Antonio - 01/06/2018

We started the Volksmarching walking year off by walking in San Antonio. 114 more words


Last Walk of the Year - Fredericksburg, TX - 12/30/2017

On the last day of the year the Texas Volkssport Association always holds a walk in Fredericksburg to remember the Texas volksmarchers who have passed away that year. 452 more words