Monthly Archives: May 2012

The New Old Timber Road

Last Tuesday, May 22, the Park buzzed with activity. Great improvements are underway. Large trucks hauled water or rock. Workers with bright green shirts and reflective vests carried shovels, directed traffic or drove machines. Another crew climbed scaffolding. A generator … Continue reading

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The Bridge is taking shape

How to spend an anniversary night? A visit to the Park on the Not Hardley’s to see the progress of the bridge couldn’t have been a better way. The West Gate has been closed for more than a week due … Continue reading

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Sunday – Mother’s Day at the Park

How great to see so many families on a Mother’s Day Family stroll through the Park! A couple of large family groups picnicked. Parents took advantage of the accessible paths and pushed strollers with laughing toddlers. Another family group entertained a grandma with an outing; she beamed … Continue reading

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The Death of the Last Centaur – Original or Lifetime?

As has been previously discussed (see postings for 4/1/20122, 4/7/2012 ) some of the art pieces installed at Allerton Park are valuable pieces of art made even more valuable because of their provenance with the artists themselves. Three bronze casts are … Continue reading

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Planet Allerton – Avenue of the Chinese Musicians

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Blooms and Birds Abound

Personal conflicts and travel have prevented a visit to the Park for more than a week. Accumulated rainfall during the past week measuring nearly two inches gave a critically needed drink to everything. Cooler than normal temperatures have now yielded … Continue reading

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