Category Archives: Texas Attractions

Old Bicycle Fence | Salado, Texas

I always have wanted to show you that there is a fence that holds many old bicycles about 14 of them are tied to.  I saw them way back in May 2011.  I came back last Thursday and checked if … Continue reading

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Salado Sculpture Garden | Salado, Texas

While I was looking for Sirena the Indian Mermaid,  I just drove through the roads looking for some vintage stuff at the houses and businesses, admiring the old feeling look.  I happened to spot the sculpture garden.  I had to … Continue reading

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The Legend of Sirena

  I heard about the legend in Salado, Texas.  I missed it on my last road trip back in May 2011.  I didn’t remember if I ever saw the mermaid in the Salado creek then.  I investigated a little bit … Continue reading

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Sad Eeyore at Eastwoods Park

  In commemoration, Eastwoods Park features a charming donkey sculpture by local artist Bob Coffee.    Eeyore’s Birthday Party began in 1963 at Eastwoods Park as a spring party and picnic for Department of English students at the University of Texas … Continue reading

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A Dime Wouldn’t Fit in My Front Pocket!

The Big Dime in the Box And in those miles and miles of Texas, a treasure of unusual town names…..this time, it’s Dime Box, Texas.  I am going to tell a little about the tiny central Texas town of Dime Box. … Continue reading

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Ding Dong, Ding Dong!

Ding Dong! A city in Texas! Woo-hoo! The story what happened to name the city: The town of Ding Dong was founded in the 1930s by a couple of settlers named Bert and Zulis Bell. The Bells ran a country … Continue reading

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Hill Country Science Mill | Johnson City, Texas

The Hill Country Science Mill is housed in a community landmark in the heart of Johnson City, Texas. The feed mill built in 1880 as a steam grist mill and cotton gin featured unique mechanical innovations that were used to … Continue reading

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