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Delaware National Park idea up for review in Congress

The idea of a national park for Delaware gets a Congressional hearing in Washington.

Congressman John Carney is going before the subcommittee on National Parks to pitch House Bill 624.  Delaware is the only state in the nation not to have a national park.

The idea, heavily promoted by Senator Tom Carper, and supported by the Delaware Congressional delegation, would create several satellite locations around the state.   The idea being it would be better to promote several smaller locations rather than focus on just one big area.

The “entry” point of the park would be in Wilmington near the location where the Kalmar Nyckle is docked. There would be other points in Old New Castle and Kent County.

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