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Varner-Hogg Plantation State Historic Site (Brazoria County ) - 05/05/2018

Following from Texas Historic Commission

Pecan orchards, magnolia trees, and generations of Texas history and commerce encapsulate Varner-Hogg Plantation State Historic Site. This property hosted sugarcane production, rum distilling, and oil drilling as it transitioned through families. 1,081 more words


New Braunfels Walk - 04/28/2018

Our walking event started at the old Church Hill School, built in 1870, but is now a museum. It is across the street from the New Braunfels Conservation Society’s Old Town. 139 more words


Eden - 04/14/2018

Eden is 21 miles SE of Paint Rock (the county seat for Concho County).  Our walk started at a small park. 201 more words


Menard, TX (Menard County ) - 3/31/2018

Menard is the county seat of Menard County.  The town was originally known as Menardville when it was formed in 1858. The county wasn’t organized until 1871.  346 more words


Ballinger, TX (Runnels County ) - 3/23/2018

Ballinger is the county seat for Runnels County.  It sits at the crossroads of  US Hwy 67 and US Hwy 83.  The closest big town is San Angelo.  431 more words


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