Sunday, February 20, 2011
Reagan centennial: Ronald Reagan Park in Tampico, IL
Tampico, where the Gipper was born 100 years ago, is raising money to build a Reagan statue--the proposed design shows Dutch standing on top of that cannon.
When I visited Tampico two weeks ago I attempted to walk through Reagan Park--which was covered under almost two feet of snow. Besides the Reagan historical marker, there is a Civil War monument, which survived World War II because it is made of granite. While the cannon is gone, Reagan Park has a howitzer.
Click here to learn more about Tampico's Reagan statue--and to donate funds so it can be built.
Report from Tampico, Illinois on Reagan's 100th birthday
Reagan centennial: Tampico's churches
New Reagan statue in Dixon, Illinois
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