Stephen Hill is an independent researcher. As a fellow of the Phlaxis Society, an international research group, he has been published in the society’s official journal and other national publications. His area of study is America’s all black towns. His current concentration is Allen Allensworth, the chaplain of the 24th Infantry Regiment from 1886 to 1906, and the town of Allensworth, California that he co-founded in 1908.
In 1908 four black men formed the California Colony and Home Promoting Association. The Association purchased 20 acres along the Santa Fe rail line from the Pacific Farming Company, at a railway stop called Solita. They divided this land into individual parcels to form the … Read MoreAllensworth, California