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Freedom Park Memorial Tower View

Freedom Park Katy, Texas Baseball Complex with Memorial Tower

Posted: December 8, 2018 at 3:30 pm   /   Cemeteries & Memorials, Houston Metro Area, Katy, Parks & Outdoor, Sculptures

Freedom Park Katy, Texas in Fort Bend County is a 20-acre park containing a baseball complex. A memorial tower dedicated to men and women serving in our armed forces as well as those who perished on September 11, 2001, is located there. It also has a small children’s playground & access to a paved trail.

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Cleo Garden at Bayou Bend

Bayou Bend Gardens | Former Home of Ima Hogg…now MFAH

Posted: February 23, 2017 at 9:58 pm   /   Activities and Attractions, Museums, Parks & Outdoor

Beautiful Mansion and Gardens Bayou Bend Gardens as well as the mansion called Bayou Bend is now a part of the Museum of Fine Arts Houston and is available to tour year-round. Most importantly, if one is seeking attractions in Houston and happen to be here in the springtime when the Azalea Trail is on […]

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Bear Creek Park

Bear Creek Park in Harris County, TX

Posted: November 20, 2016 at 10:59 pm   /   Parks & Outdoor

Bear Creek Pioneers Park Commonly just called Bear Creek Park, this vast and marvelous multi-use park is a portion of what is called the Addicks Reservoir.  It is federally owned land. Before the 1940s when the Army Corps of Engineers constructed the earthen dam creating Addicks Reservoir, areas towards downtown Houston often flooded during torrential […]

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Old time barber shop at Cypress Top Historic Park

Cypress Top Historic Park: A Step Back in Time

Posted: November 1, 2016 at 5:14 pm   /   Cypress, Historic Buildings, Houston Metro Area, Parks & Outdoor

Cypress Top Historic Park There is a small urban park in Cypress consisting of only 2.4 acres known as Cypress Top Historic Park.  It is located right off of busy Hempstead Road. The even busier Highway 290 is a stone’s throw away.  We have passed this little park many times without realizing its significance. Were […]

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Competitive Ice Sculpting & Art in Discovery Green Park

Posted: June 8, 2016 at 2:00 pm   /   Events, Parks & Outdoor

Downtown Houston Park I have already written about Discovery Green Park in several other posts. There is so much to enjoy in this downtown venue and playground that it would be difficult to showcase everything just in one blog post. This particular post will focus solely on impressions and images from a one day sojourn […]

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