Attacks upon Public Parks.

A lost Exit78 post, recovered from Internet Archive WayBackMachine; March 2011


THE fight to prevent the injury and impairment of public parks, large and small, appears to be a perpetual one. There is always springing up some new person or persons possessed with a craving, as absorbing as it is mysterious, to get into a park of some kind and do harm to it in one way or another.

The Century Magazine, (a popular quarterly); Volume 43, Issue 3; The Century Company; Jan 1892; New York

The desire to protect the environment is not new by any means. As seen in the rest of this article, developers bent on leveraging public lands were being opposed in the media even in the late 19th century. (Blog Action Day)

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