• Red Poppy Tour, Georgetown, Texas
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    Red Poppy Walking Tour in Georgetown, Texas

    Upon leaving Belgium and moving to Central Texas, I was pleasantly surprised to learn that the city we chose as our new home was also known as the Red Poppy Capital. Not only are red poppies stunning, but they also hold significant meaning. After WWI devastated much of Europe, these red blooms spouted from the destruction and flourished. They became the symbol to remember lives lost during the war and remain hopeful for a peaceful future. Now how did these blooms from Belgium end up in Georgetown, Texas?! Well, the story goes… A young soldier at war sent his mother poppy seeds from Flanders Field in Belgium.…