Only one State Doesn’t Have a National Park, and it Wants OneBy Michael Frank on March 7th, 2013
Okay, some free association. We’ll say a word and you say the first thing that comes to mind. “Delaware.” What’s that, you’re coming up goose eggs? That’s exactly the problem — Delaware is a tiny state, and while its small coastline is wonderful, there aren’t a lot of tourist attractions. And it’s the only one of the 50 states that doesn’t have a national park. But where? Delaware is half the size of Yellowstone National Park — there isn’t a lot of terrain for its attraction-hungry Congressional delegation. The best bet? The Brandywine Valley, which straddles the Pennsylvania border and offers 1,100 acres for the proposed First State National Historic Park. Pitches are before Congress and the White House, but given their track record on the budget… Via Philly.com.
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