2017
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what is the event

Historic

Year Round Walk

SN: 107280 - 2017 / Y0275

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Treur de Union Monument at sunset.
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Historic Comfort State Bank Building - CHF Museum & Archives
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An interesting gate near Cypress Creek crossing.
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Cypress Creek
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when is the event

The event is closed

From Mon, Jan 2nd, 2017 to Dec 31st, 2017

Start box available: 8:00 am to 4:00 pm daily

where is the event

Comfort, Texas

The address/location for the Physical Start Box (PSB) is as follows:

High's Cafe and Store

reasons to do the event

Special programs

None provided

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Special programs that are applicable to all events or all walks are not shown to reduce clutter.

Event comments

HIGH'S is on vacation until August14th. The walk box will still be available on an outside table under the the porch. Walk Box is located on the counter to the left of where you will pick up your food order. High's hours are 8:00 am - 4:00 pm daily.

conditions for the event

Distance: 10km/5km, Rating: 2A

Restrooms: Yes

Pets: Yes

Strollers: Easy

Wheelchairs: Medium

Event information

Comfort was settled in 1854 and is rich in German Heritage. A large portion of the downtown area is included in the National Register of Historic Places. The route passes the German-language Treur de Union Monument (True to the Union). It was dedicated on August 10, 1866 to commemorate those who died at the 1862 Nueces massacre. The remains of the deceased are buried at the site of the monument. The community has quaint shops, antique stores and various eating establishments. The 5K route includes the town area while the 10K portion also meanders along the shady Cypress Creek. Open daily from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm

Awards and fees: B Award

how to get to the event

Driving to the start box

726 High Street, Comfort, TX 78013. North on I-10. Take Exit 524. Continue to TX-27 and bear LEFT. Turn LEFT on 8th St, go 1 block and turn RIGHT on High St. South on I-10. Take Exit-523. Turn RIGHT onto US-87 South and bear RIGHT at the "Y". Turn LEFT to the stop sign and cross TX-27, go 1 block and turn RIGHT onto High St.

Maps phrase and directions link

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event sponsor

Hill Country Volkssportverein (AVA-0023)

point of contact

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