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Dates: 1/2/2019 - 12/31/2019
City / State: Stanton, TX
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Event Type: Year Round Walk
Event ID: 112698 2019/Y1779
Distance - Trail Ratings: 10km - 1A
Description: Don't miss the Old Jail House built in 1885 on the NW corner of School St. and St. Joseph St. The Carmelite Monks in 1881 began the first Catholic Church between Ft. Worth and El Paso. The monastery was completed in 1884 and St. Joseph's Church in 1885. Sisters of Divine Providence opened a short-lived school in 1887. The Sisters of Mercy reopened it in 1894. They operated a convent and academy until 1938. All that remains today are the dormitory, ruins of the other buildings and the cemetery. Open daily.
Amenities: Strollers: medium | Wheelchairs: medium | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: This event doesn't have any special Programs assigned.
Start Times: Dawn; finish by dusk!
Location: Stripes Town and Country Convenience Store
Start Point / Driving Directions: THIS IS A REMOTE SITE. WALK DIRECTIONS VIA EMAIL: or 1308 Lamesa Hwy, Stanton, TX . Exit 156 off IH-20. The Stripes is on the left. Please park on the side, to leave parking spaces for customers.
Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
Comments: Look for Old Sorehead Trade Days on the 2nd Saturdays in April, June and October. Park in a slot considering access to the store and pumps. THIS IS A REMOTE SITE. WALK DIRECTIONS VIA EMAIL: or
Host Club: Midland Walkabout
Contact: Carolyn Petersen (432) 770-4310
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