Historic Waco 5K YRE Event

The walk starts at the Hilton Inn. This box has been hosted by them for over 15 years. Thank You, Hilton Inn!

The route heads out the back door of the Hilton past the Freedom Fountain.

The 1930 Art Deco Waco City Hall.

Large fountain in front of City Hall.

Lamp post and stop sign decorated for Christmas. The Alico Bldg. proudly displays a Baylor University banner.

More Christmas decorations line the route.

Tornado Memorial

Tornado Historical Marker.

McLennan County Courthouse

Lovely old home right downtown.

Grand Lodge of Texas

Waco Masonic Lodge #92. Chartered on Jan. 23, 1852, as the Bosque Lodge. Name changed in 1856. Three former Texas governors have been members.

Waco Hippodrome Theater.

All that remains of Cox's Department Store (where I frequently shopped on my lunch hour many years ago).

Across from Cox's is the old McCrory's where I dined at their lunch counter.

Old Kress building's bottom floor .

The next window is done in red.

Jake's Texas Tea House. This isn't a "Tea Room". The term "Texas Tea" was originally used to describe crude oil,which explains the decorations.

Interesting design along the roof line.

Approaching the Dr. Pepper Museum.

Twin silos of Magnolia Market. It was closed today so all was quiet.

McLean Stadium and the I-35 bridges from the river walk.

View along the river walk.

Blue Heron on the old RR bridge.

Ducks sleeping along the river walk.

View of the Suspension Bridge. The walk doesn't go across it, but you can detour to visit it.

Cattle drive sculptures right before you reach the Hilton.