Walking into Week 8

Monday, Nov. 23, 2015
Gulf Shores, Alabama

Will your team decide to take a ride on this ferry?

This weeks walking route gives a choice~ferry ride (122 miles) or not (107 miles).

map Gulf Shores AL

Gulf Shores legend
Be seeing you at the beach!

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Chatom, Alabama Spotlights

Chatom, Alabama is an outgoing community and is home to many friendly people.” The Town of Chatom, Alabama was founded in 1904. It is located in the center of Washington County, and has been the county seat since 1907. Here are just a few of Chatom’s favorites!

Music Festival

In the Pines Music Festival
is back for 2016!
Join the bands  on May 14th!



Deerfield Golf Club ~ “The front 9 is relatively flat and open while the back 9 is more rolling and slightly challenging.” This beautiful course has been in operation since August of 1993.

Library 2Washington County Public Library, located in Chatom. Their mission statement:       ” …to strengthen and enrich our community by connecting people to the world of information, ideas, and imagination in order to support their work, education, personal growth, and enjoyment.”  Take a look at the inside of their library!!

Library 1Library 3


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Walking into Week 7

Monday, Nov. 16, 2015
Chatom, Alabama
When you arrive in Washington County, you may want to visit this lovely library.Chatom LibraryThe walking route to Chatom – 137 miles or 128 miles – you decide!

Chatom legend
Chatom AL

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Macon, Mississippi Spotlights

Macon has shown us southern charm, tradition and style.
Circle M Plantation

“In the lush and fertile lands of Eastern Mississippi lies Circle M Plantation. This magnificent Southern plantation boasts…” They certainly do have bragging rights and highlights!


Central Academy, grades K3 – 12th, offers many academic and extracurricular activities that has strong community support.

Mimi’s contributes to the style of Macon! Mimi's






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Walking into Week 6

Monday, Nov. 9, 2015
Macon, Mississippi

Macon CourthouseA bit of history: Founded in 1833, this area was named Taladega ( the Choctaw village of Taladega was located nearby). In 1835 the name was changed to Macon. The city was the capital for the state of Mississippi during the Civil War.

We are rambling our way further south, giving us insights
to unique and beautiful areas.

Macon MS map


Our Google walking map shows us our interesting route:


Further information is given by going to this link and clicking on “Details.”

Macon MS legend

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Corinth, Mississippi Spotlights

We are truly amazed by the wealth of history and entertainment that Corinth, Mississippi has to share!
Corinth Civil War
“The Civil War Sesquicentennial will be celebrated between 2011 and 2015, 150 years following the 1861-1865 event.”
Cornith Historic Homes

Tour 12 homes from the Civil War time period, featuring the Veranda-Curlee House which served as a headquarters for several Generals.

Coca Cola in Cornith

Coca-Cola has been a part of Corinth for over 100 years. Their museum is located within the Crossroads Museum at The Historic Depot which is “home to many artifacts detailing the history of Northern Mississippi.”

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Walking into Week 5

Monday, Nov. 2, 2015
Corinth, Mississippi ~
“History is Only Half Our Story”
We are experiencing our own history as we continue south through Tennessee into Mississippi.
Will this cinema be one of your stop off places?  Cornith CinemaOur Google map gives us our walking route and by clicking on “details” in the legend we can see the details.

  Cornith MS Legend

Cornith map

Where will we all meet up at in Corinth?

See you there!

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Murray, Kentucky Spotlights

Did  Murray, Kentucky really “feel like home” as their headline suggests? Did you stop for a little while and enjoy a few of their outstanding features? MSU

Murray State University boasts that their Phi Kappa Phi was recently recognized as Chapter of Excellence!



The Calloway County Quilt Trail meanders to feature more than 30 meaningful painted barn quilts.
murray barnExperience  Kentucky Lake! A free flowing canal joins it to Barkley Lake making up a whopping total of 4,000 miles of shoreline and 3,000 miles of water offering
more than just your average day of  fishing! Murray fishing

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Walking into Week 4

Monday, Oct. 26th
Murray, Kentucky ~ Let’s find out
why they were awarded the designation for being the “Friendliest Small Town in America” Murray walking


We will be able to take a bridge  over the Tennessee River to get to our destination for this week.



Our Google map indicates that our walk will be 166 miles ~ easy with our team motivational spirit!

Murray KY

Murray Map



Be amazed~view our entire pathway to Kentucky by clicking on the “Details” in the map legend.



Sorry, we will opt out of taking the ferry as Google maps suggests ’cause we’re totally walkin’!

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Flag Pond & Area Spotlights

The Illinois DNR states, “Flag Pond is a natural pond found in the bottomland of the Little Wabash River in Clay County, Illinois. This pond and the surrounding 255 acres contain many natural qualities including native plant communities and animals that are uncommon to Illinois.”

Clay County Speedway  This 1/3 mile oval dirt track provides plenty of action for both
drivers and spectators!

Bluegrass Festivals are an outstanding favorite! Just listen to these talented musicians at Dean’s Bluegrass Jam.

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