There were three primary causes to the decline of Allensworth (yes, I did listen to some of what the docents said; see the previous post). 1. When the trains stopped stopping locally, which seriously hindered the delivery of goods and services to and from Allensworth, primarily a farming community. The former train depot: 2. Water … Continue reading Allensworth: Uprooted!
I’ve been eager to share this park for almost a year but hesitated, feeling that to do it justice required serious amounts of research. Determined to get started, I reviewed my photos and happily discovered everything necessary to appreciate it is already there. Here’s a glimpse of the park landscape. The Colonel’s house is the … Continue reading Allensworth: Establishing Roots