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Parks Service Seeks To Remove William Penn Statue To Make Philadelphia More «Welcome And Inclusive«

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The National Park Service in Philadelphia is seeking public comment on its plans to remove the statue of William Penn from Welcome Park. The park officials want to reimagine the park and expand its interpretation of Native American history to make it more inclusive. The revamped park will maintain certain aspects of the original design while adding new features. The initiative involves consultation with representatives from indigenous groups. Public opinion on the proposed plan can be shared with the NPS. Some critics question the need for such changes and suggest focusing on other important issues.