How often have you driven the back roads and seen an old pioneer homestead and really thought about it. I have been up and down the Continental Divide this spring and I saw many a place lost and forgotten. The structure is still there, but I wonder, is the spirit of the pioneer still with us? Do we still go wander just to see what is over the next hill.
Once Upon A Home!
Jack Cross Pavilion/Winnsboro City Park
900 Wheeler Drive
Fri, 2013-11-15 08:00 - Sun, 2013-11-17 17:00
Winnsboro Wild West Days, Nov. 15th, 16th & 17th at Jack Cross Pavilion in Winnsboro, TX City Park. Join us for a fun filled weekend with a RGA Sanctioned Old West Competition (must be RGA to compete) along with shootouts, historical reenactments, vendors, food, music and much more. For more info call 903-342-1300 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit our website
This event is hosted by The Legends of Crossroads
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