Monthly Archives: December 2013

An Infrequent Glimpse into the Manse

This past Sunday, December 22, 2013, Allerton House invited the public for guided tours. Save the kitchen, no part of the house was made off limits. Even the third floor quarters were open. All of the rooms have been generously … Continue reading

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Question of the Overmantle

Yesterday’s guided tours through Allerton House were extremely well attended. Tour groups required division to manage the crowd. Well done! Maureen Holtz, co-author of a well-written and well-researched book on Robert Allerton did a wonderful job in telling the story. Many books … Continue reading

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The Color of Green

As Kermit the Frog sings, “It’s not easy being green.” Within the past few months, two unrelated observations referred to the Sunsinger’s glowing turquoise color. On the first occasion a Park visitor had returned with her husband to visit The … Continue reading

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More Thoughts on the Dam

Commitments of late have afforded few opportunities to hike The Park. Several research threads simmer on the back burner awaiting the pace to return to normal. After posting (10/10/2013) the discovered map of the Oakley Dam project , an article … Continue reading

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