Allensworth Centennial

Sunday Oct 12 2008   10:00:00
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Saturday and Sunday, October 11 and 12 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
In this centennial year, join California State Parks and Mrs. Alice C. Royal, author of Allensworth, the Freedom Colony, for a grand celebration of the town, the people, and the enduring legacy that is Allensworth. These two days will be filled with music, food, living history demonstrations, a 5k run/walk, a commemorative bike ride, children’s activities, inspiring words from prominent dignitaries, and a book signing by Mrs. Royal. It will be a celebration worthy of Allensworth festivals of old!
Allensworth State Park, Allensworth, CA
Free and open to the public; for more information call (888) 410-0274, email, or visit

Alice C. Royal

Alice Calbert Fauntleroy Royal, RN, MPH (1923–2014), was born in her grandparents’ home in Allensworth, California. After an early childhood in the Central Valley, including two years in Allensworth when she was seven and eight years old, she grew up in Alameda and became a public health nurse. She chaired the Colonel Allensworth State Park Advisory Committee from 1985 to 1989, served on the Allensworth planning task force for 2008, and was a longtime member of the Friends of Allensworth.