Preserving & Promoting Allen's Heritage and Spirit...
ALLEN HERITAGE GUILD EVENTS
This is our annual Sam Bass Railroad History Day event commemorating the train robbery and celebrating Allen's railroad history.
Railroad Depot downtown, 100 E. Main.
Outside activities include--
blacksmith, mini train rides, re-enactment with a shoot out at 1:30 p.m.,
photo ops, digging for artifacts, "coal in the hole", rope a cow,
ring toss, ring the bell, "working on the railroad".
Inside exhibits of Teddy Roosevelt, who rode a train
thru Allen and made a whistle-stop here in 1904. Stories about famous riders of the train--"Doc" Holiday history of the Heritage Guild's "Sam Bass Day" and Allen history. Free Hot dog lunch, Speaker to tell the tale of the robbery.