Thursday, May 14, 2009

Col. Allen Griffin, 1970

Colonel Robert Allen Griffin (1893 - 1981) and his wife, Hester Hyde Hately Griffin, former owners of the Monterey Peninsula Herald, in their landscaped garden in Pebble Beach in 1970. Col Griffin, commanded Company F, 364th Infantry Division, during World War I. He rejoined the Army during World War II and participated in the war in Normandy, Brittany and Belgium. (Monterey Herald Archives)

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  1. I am researching Thomas Church, landscape architect, and according to his files, he designed a garden for Col. Allen at Pebble Beach. Anyone having information on or photos of that garden, please contact me:
    Pam-Anela Messenger (