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ALLENSWORTH HISTORIC TOWN SITE

Historical Landmark

Description:
Allensworth was established in 1908 by Colonel Allen Allensworth and a group of dedicated pioneers. It was the only California town financed, founded, and governed by African Americans. The town stands as a testament to its founders' vision of self-determination and full human potential for America's black citizens. It continues to be a source of cultural pride and heritage for California's African American citizens and is an excellent example of the pioneering spirit that has characterized all of California's people for centuries.

Registration Date: 8/5/2012

Location:
City:
County: Tulare

Directions:
Colonel Allensworth State Historic Park, State Highway 43, 9 miles west of State Highway 99

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