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Fort Duncan Volksmarch Event
Eagle Pass, TX

Ed and Kathleen at the walk start.

Fort Duncan Commissary is the first building.

Fort Duncan Headquarters is now a museum.

Historical marker about Fort Duncan.

Fort Duncan Bakery.

Bridge over Eagle Pass Creek.

Headed down steps to trail along the creek.

Empty drainage pool.

Continuing along the creek.

Looking back at the way we came.

Sign for the park.

Amphitheater seating along the creek.

Stage across the creek.

Steps up from the creek.

Cooking pit near some picnic tables.

Carol took our picture with the Texas Signs.

Gazebo decorated for Christmas.

Maverick County Law Enforcement Memorial.

Eagle Pass City Hall with big Christmas Tree Bulbs.

After a loop we approached the gazebo from the rear.

Another view showing the nice bench seating.

Historical Marker for Camp Rabb and Fort Duncan C.S.A.

Fog has started to roll in.

Close up of the Port of Entry.

Walk route took us around and below the bridge.

We walked through the fence and toward the Rio Grande.


Ed with the painting of the old courthouse.

Rio Grande.

Carol's picture of Piedras Negras riverwalk.

Carol with the international bridge.

Old Movie Theater stands vacant.

Walking through San Juan Plaza.

The gazebo in the middle of the plaza.

Church of the Redeemer across the street.

Tree covered with dime size oranges.

What once was a beautiful house.

Interesting design.

Door for the elves.

Maverick County Annex Building.

The new modern style brick county courthouse was built in 1979 and is adjacent to the old courthouse.

Lawyer’s Offices across the way.

First United Methodist Church.

Public Library building under renovation.

Marker on library tells us it used to be a post office.

The Maverick County Courthouse was designed by the architectural firm of Wahrenberger and Beckman of San Antonio. Erected in 1885, the building is of the Romanesque Revival style with Second Empire influences.

Historic E. Howard Clock and Bell Tower located on top of the original 1885 Maverick County Courthouse.

The pink granite state highway marker for Maverick County.

The Aztec Theatre was built in 1915 in a Mayan Revival style. It closed around 1982.