Biden admin efforts to erase Pennsylvania history go down in flames after outrage | 9 Jan 2024 | The National Park Service has withdrawn plans to remove a statue of William Penn from a Philadelphia park commemorating his founding of Pennsylvania, situated at his former home. The preliminary draft proposal for the "rehabilitation" of Welcome Park "was released prematurely and had not been subject to a complete internal agency review," NPS announced Monday evening. "No changes to the William Penn statue are planned," a news release said. The park service never explained the reason for the impetus to remove the statue.

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