Parks & Recreation

Posted on: March 6, 2017

Allen Historic Water Station Receives Award

Signage (Old Stone Dam).jpg

Preservation Texas presented the City of Allen with an Honor Award for restoration efforts on the Allen Historic Water Station, during the 2017 Preservation Texas Summit held in February in Waco.

Honor Awards recognize successful efforts to save endangered historic places in Texas that are authentic and irreplaceable. Preservation Texas presented 19 places throughout the state with Honor Awards this year.

The Allen Historic Water Station was carefully restored and made accessible to the public through park improvements by the City of Allen after being threatened by record-breaking floods. The location is a Texas State Archaeological Landmark that's listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

As a private and nonprofit organization, Preservation Texas advocates for preserving endangered and historic places in Texas. The organization recognizes preservation efforts throughout the state annually.

Facebook Twitter Google Plus Email

Other News in Parks & Recreation

Fishing at Bethany Lakes

Youth Fishing Derby

Posted on: April 20, 2017
New Pool Slide

Ford Pool Ribbon Cutting

Posted on: April 28, 2017

Sprayground at Celebration Park

Posted on: April 5, 2017

Ford Pool Fees Updated

Posted on: March 3, 2017

Recycling Grant Awarded for New Park

Posted on: January 18, 2017