At Issue

S31 E24: 125 Years of Peoria Park District

Season 31 Episode 24 | 26m 39s | Video has closed captioning.

The Peoria Park District became the first park district in Illinois in 1894. Park Board President Tim Cassidy, Executive Director Emily Cahill and parks planner Mike Friberg discuss the growth of the district from its initial property at Glen Oak Park to its 8,900 acres of property today. Topics range from park history to struggles like the closing of Donovan Golf Course and a shrinking tax base.

Aired: 01/03/19

Rating: TV-G

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