The Green will be included in a proposal that will be delivered to President Obama soon, calling for creation of the First State National Monument. It would comprise four historically significant locations in Dover and New Castle County.
City Solicitor William Pepper said the easement for the national designation only covers the small patches of grass that form The Green. Some homeowners and businesses had worried what the impact would be for their properties.
Senator Carper is working to create a Delaware national park.
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