Fate delivers its final blow to Tallman legacy
WILLMAR - Fate was ultimately unkind to David Newton Tallman, and it treated the mansion he once called home no differently.
In just a matter of hours, workers demolished the 106-year-old mansion that had been one of Willmar's better-known historic landmarks.
"It's a sad feeling,'' said Mary Jo Farhat of Willmar, a great-granddaughter of Tallman, as she watched the crew from Quam Construction raze the structure Wednesday.
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