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Carolyn H. Wolff Park

Carolyn H Wolff Park, An Urban Arboretum

Posted: May 6, 2019 at 4:23 pm   /   Nonprofits & Charities, Parks & Outdoor

Nature Enriches Our Souls Those of us who live in large metropolitan areas see a lot of brick and concrete. Whether it is a few well-tended plants on a balcony, a tiny patch of lawn that we call our own, a community garden in which we can tend vegetables or a large city park, green […]

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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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Harris County War Memorial Monument in Bear Creek Park

Posted: August 28, 2016 at 11:17 pm   /   Cemeteries & Memorials

Harris County War Memorial This is actually a series of monuments originated in 1985. The location of this poignant grouping of monuments is in Bear Creek Pioneers Park.  This is a Harris County park just outside the Houston city limits to the west. Sadly, names are being continually added.  They honor residents of Harris County […]

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