Pullman National Monument


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National Parks
Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
acres (hectares)
Description
Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
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Pullman National Monument:

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1 Former town, since 1889 part of Chicago, Ill. It was founded in 1880 by George M. Pullman as a model community for workers of his sleeping-car company; all property was company owned, and administration policies were paternalistic.
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National Parks
Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
acres (hectares)
Description
Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
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The Pullman National Monument on Chicago's far South Side commemorates a manufacturing center that employed thousands of black workers--and the bloody strike that occurred there in 1894.
On February 19, President Obama traveled to Chicago to designate the newest park site: Pullman National Monument.
This year, even after Labor Day has come and gone, there is reason to celebrate: In August, the Park Service joined with the Illinois Historic Preservation Agency to hold a public hearing on a proposal to establish the Pullman National Monument as Chicago's first national park.