The rich history of Allerton Park and Retreat Center is explored in this short documentary produced by Allerton Park and Yeoman Filmer Productions. From the rise of Samuel Allerton, the founder of the family wealth, to the unprecedented gift to the University of Illinois, the film follows the life of this elusive Central Illinois landmark. The creation of this sprawling estate by philanthropist and art collector Robert Allerton is told through interviews, historic photos, filmstrips and vivid images of the park today. Written and Directed by Tory Dahlhoff.

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