30th Annual Cracker Trail Ride the ride commemorates the 19th century cross-state cattle drives between Bradenton and Fort Pierce. (for details of the ride, use the link above)
The name Cracker Trail came from the sound of many whips Snapping!
Saturday I was at the starting point at Manatee Historical Village.
they came in the gate at 10 AM rode through the village
The Man on the horse above if our friend Robert, his wife Kathy is in front of the wagon and her dad Jim is driving the wagon. We have know Jim and Kathy for 50 years now. In a later post I will show them and the wagon.
They were out the gate at 10:08. And as the police escort stopped the heavy traffic, the rode out onto State Road 64 on the Trail to the other side of our state.
The most fun filled 8 minutes ever!