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MARC CHASE: History geeks unite behind Pullman National Park plan

MARC CHASE: History geeks unite behind Pullman National Park plan

I'm truly a national park junky and frequently haul my family along for the ride, perhaps sometimes as hostages.

September 03, 2014 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Officials should seize Pullman park opportunity

Under-appreciated and even unheralded historical and natural treasures abound in Northwest Indiana and the southern Chicago region — assets that possess the ability to teach us valuable lessons from our past while also attracting tourism and the local revenue that follows.

August 29, 2014 12:00 am
Dunes history

Dunes history

Prairie Club of Chicago at the dunes

April 20, 2014 12:00 am
JOHN DAVIES: Enough talk; let’s walk our national park

JOHN DAVIES: Enough talk; let’s walk our national park

Those of us who have been around a while think we know our national park.

December 09, 2012 12:00 am

National Geographic: Dunes among nation's Top 10 urban escapes

The Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore is one of the top 10 urban escapes in the nation, according to National Geographic magazine.

August 23, 2011 10:15 pm
DOUG ROSS: National park can help solve urban problems

DOUG ROSS: National park can help solve urban problems

Business and community leaders gathered Thursday on the Lake Michigan shoreline in Portage to celebrate the centerpiece of the Marquette Plan -- the creation of a new park on what was once a toxic wasteland.

June 16, 2011 4:17 pm

Despite its 'Lakeshore' name, it's still known as national park

I congratulate the gentleman who has visited many national parks as described in your Jan. 15 story. It's great to see that enthusiasm for our natural and historical places. However, the story may have left readers with the impression that Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore is not a national p…

January 30, 2011 12:00 am
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