Rep. Robin Kelly, D-Ill., spearheaded the re-designation of the Pullman National Historical Park on Thursday, Jan. 19.
In 2015, President Barack Obama designated Pullman as a National Monument. Kelly said it took until 2022 for Congress to give Pullman the pride of place among our nation’s greatest treasures by designating it as a National Historical Park.
Dignitaries, including U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly, U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot and 6th District Cook County Commissioner Donna Miller gather Thursday, Jan. 19, to celebrate the designation of the Pullman historic site . . .