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Well today was the official end of our vacation and adventure. We now have to get into rally mode. Even though we arrived in Durant yesterday, today we did the tourist bit one more time.
DDE was born in Denison, TX which is about 25 miles north of here. Each time we have driven past this area, I thought that the big head was where the birthplace so this afternoon we drove back into TX. We drove back to where the head is located only to ...
... It's cute with it's red cowboy hat on top, but having see the real one as well as the one at Kings Island, OH, I think I've seen enough. Paris was essentially closed today, also. The town square boasts a very nice water fountain, but guess the best was the Military Memorial next to the "Eiffel Tower". It is dedicated to all the services and all men and women who served whether they made the ultimate sacrifice or ...
... town. Main street apparently was the buffalo trail since it is named Buffalo St and has two statues of a Buffalo. They do have a museum of sorts so we decided to look around. When I signed the guest register, I noticed that the guests before us were from New Braunfels. Small world. We looked around for a bit and Bob noticed a sign which mentioned Fort Washita so he asked the lady working there. She tried to find the directions for us, but all ...
... after looking at the map, I decided we should take 20-30 then get on 820 around Fort Worth to 35W then blend into 35 to Denton where we would get off and take US 380 across to McKinney where we would pick up 75 and then we would be home free straight into Durant. So we did, but the GPS didn't like that and had to keep recalculating. Actually as it turned out, we probably shouldn't have taken 380 since that took us straight through Denton downtown. They are working on ...
... the rain got heavier. This town is on the bucket list for next time.
Rained all day and we mostly stayed on back roads instead of the interstate for the first half. Once we realized that the rain was not going to let up we hopped on the interstate and headed south towards Dallas.