Sunday, January 27, 2019

Hillary Clinton Honored in Her Hometown

Hillary Clinton recognized by heritage group with new 'milestone' in hometown of Park Ridge

The Park Ridge Heritage Committee recently completed its wall of local, historic milestones with an inscription recognizing Hillary Clinton. The milestones surround the Campfire Girls Fountain at Park Ridge's Hodges Park. (Jennifer Johnson/Pioneer Press)

Jennifer Johnson

With the addition of an inscription recognizing the local roots of former senator, secretary of state, presidential candidate and first lady Hillary Rodham Clinton, the Park Ridge Heritage Committee has completed its wall of local, historic milestones.
The Heritage Committee announced on Jan. 25 that it had completed its Milestones of History project at Hodges Park with the addition of a block noting Park Ridge native Clinton’s 2016 candidacy for president.
The inscription on the granite stone, which is one of 34 surrounding the park’s Campfire Girls Fountain, also identifies Clinton as U.S. secretary of state, U.S. senator, first lady of the United States and a 1965 graduate of Maine South High School.
It is the last stone in the series to be inscribed.
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