new philadelphia http://tspr.org en Schock Dedicates Pavillion In Western Illinois, Hopes To Establish National Park http://tspr.org/post/schock-dedicates-pavillion-western-illinois-hopes-establish-national-park An effort to create a national park at former town site in western Illinois remains stalled in the US Senate.&#160; Congressman Aaron Schock, a Republican, is part of a bi-partisan group of lawmakers seeking the designation for New Philadelphia.<img class="wysiwyg-asset-image-wrapper inset" data-caption="" data-attribution="Credit Amanda Vinicky" typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://mediad.publicbroadcasting.net/p/wuis/files/styles/card_280/public/201311/SchockACA_111213.JPG" alt="" /><a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/wuis/audio/2014/06/2014-06-03NewPhiladelphiaSchockWRAP.mp3" class="asset-audio">Lee Wed, 04 Jun 2014 10:17:07 +0000 Lee Strubinger 54314 at http://tspr.org Schock Dedicates Pavillion In Western Illinois, Hopes To Establish National Park New Philadelphia Closer to National Park Designation http://tspr.org/post/new-philadelphia-closer-national-park-designation <p>The U.S. House passed a measure to explore whether the New Philadelphia town site should become a unit of the National Park System.&nbsp; Mon, 05 May 2014 16:34:49 +0000 Emily Boyer 52663 at http://tspr.org New Philadelphia Closer to National Park Designation New Philadelphia Bill Passes House Committee http://tspr.org/post/new-philadelphia-bill-passes-house-committee <p>A bill that would bring a historic site in Western Illinois &nbsp;one step closer to being preserved by the National Park Service has passed a U.S. House committee.<br> Tue, 06 Aug 2013 02:39:09 +0000 Scott Stuntz 38331 at http://tspr.org New Philadelphia Bill Passes House Committee