U.S. Rep. Congresswoman Robin Kelly wrote a very strong letter urging a preservation approach at Promontory Point to the commanding officer of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Chicago. The Hyde Park Herald covered the story. Promontory Point Conservancy members were key to drafting the letter and are very grateful to Congresswoman Kelly and her staff for their fierce support of preservation at the Point.
Here's Congresswoman Kelly's letter for your reading pleasure.
Debra Hammond is currently an officer of Promontory Point Conservancy. She has always been tall for her age