Allensworth State Park, shown above in 2008, has nine re-created buildings, including the school in the background. An African American settlement was founded there in 1908.
Allensworth State Park, shown above in 2008, has nine re-created buildings, including the school in the background. An African American settlement was founded there in 1908. Mark Crosse Fresno Bee file
Allensworth State Park, shown above in 2008, has nine re-created buildings, including the school in the background. An African American settlement was founded there in 1908. Mark Crosse Fresno Bee file
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Discoveries: At Allensworth State Park, the modern mission is awareness

July 11, 2015 5:00 PM

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Sam McManis has covered travel and recreation at The Sacramento Bee since 2011, criss-crossing California to report on interesting, humorous, unexpected and sometimes truly strange stories. When he's not driving all over the state for work, McManis likes to run on the many mountain trails California boasts. Contact Sam McManis at smcmanis@sacbee.com or 916-321-1145. Twitter: @SamMcManis