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Sylvan Beach Volksmarch

We did this 12K Volksmarching Event sponsored by the Houston Happy Hikers. It was a nice walk inspite of the rain. I especially enjoyed reading the historical marker at the Morgan Point cemetery regarding the Yellow Rose of Texas.

Walk registration table.

Decked out in raincoats.

Nice palm trees.

Nearby church.

Wooden jetty out into the bay.

Ed at the end of the Jetty.

Looking back toward land.

Checkpoint #1 Volunteers.

A pretty creek.

Nice home with roses.

Big new home on the beachfront.

The Sterling Mansion. Built by
the founder of Humble Oil Company.

Pretty garden.

Unique mailbox.

Volksmarchers from San Antonio.

Morgan Point Cemetery.

Historical marker.

Historical Marker about "The Yellow Rose of Texas".
Click on the picture to get a readable copy.

Morgan's Point Water Tower & City Hall.

Walker on the trail behind us.

Carol, Brandy & Ed.

Statue at Sylvan Beach Depot.

A view of the beach.