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Luling in Caldwell County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Welcome to Heritage Circle...

 
 
Welcome to Heritage Circle... Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, August 21, 2022
1. Welcome to Heritage Circle... Marker
Inscription.  Heritage Circle was created by the Luling Main Street organization as a platform to recognize several extraordinary people from Luling who achieved nationwide acclaim for their outstanding contributions. A partnership with the annual "Night in Old Luling" event in October 2013 helped fund some of the early infrastructure, while the rest was funded by Luling Main Street's Annual Rajun' Cajun Throwdown & Gumbo Cookoff which is held on the 2nd Saturday in March each year.

...Time stops for no one, and it is crucial that present and future generations share the stories that preserve our past, but most importantly, to honor those who have achieved so much...

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Lower Left: The circular cement sidewalk at this site was built many decades ago by the Luling Kiwanis Club and preserved for use in Heritage Circle. Kiddie-cars zoomed kids around here for many years during the Annual Luling Watermelon Thump that is held during the last full weekend in June each year.
Lower Middle: Here is an artist's rendering of Heritage Circle that was used to promote the project after the
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idea was proposed to the Luling City Council in July of 2013.
Lower Right: This endeavor was a great example of what a community can do when truly working together on a project. From the beginning and during all stages of planning and construction, both public and private entities contributed to make this downtown feature a reality.

 
Erected by Luling Main Street.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Parks & Recreational Areas. A significant historical month for this entry is July 2013.
 
Location. 29° 40.884′ N, 97° 38.945′ W. Marker is in Luling, Texas, in Caldwell County. Marker is at the intersection of East Davis Street and Laurel Avenue, on the left when traveling west on East Davis Street. The marker is located in the eastern section of the Rafael Rios Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Luling TX 78648, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Emory D. Bellard (here, next to this marker); Robert "Skip" Rutherford (here, next to this marker); James Raleigh Mackey (here, next to this marker); Sgt. James M. Logan (here, next to this marker); City of Luling (within shouting distance of this marker); Welcome to Rafael Rios Park (about 400 feet away, measured in
Welcome to Heritage Circle... Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, August 21, 2022
2. Welcome to Heritage Circle... Marker
a direct line); Luling (about 400 feet away); The Wright Building (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Luling.
 
The Welcome to Heritage Circle... Marker is the marker on the left of the markers image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, August 21, 2022
3. The Welcome to Heritage Circle... Marker is the marker on the left of the markers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 24, 2022. It was originally submitted on August 24, 2022, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 62 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 24, 2022, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.

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