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Allen (Depot) Park


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Allen (Depot) Park Allen Park, Main and High streets in West Baldwin (formerly Media), is privately owned and maintained by the Santa Fe Trail Historical Society. While privately owned, it is open to the public and offers a ball field, play area and shelterhouse with picnic tables, running water and grills.


The park is adjacent to the Santa Fe Depot - the departure point for the Midland Railway.


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