62: Delano Park: Where History, Nature, and Community Come Together

Unexpected Adventures in North Alabama

Mar 21 2024 • 35 mins

In this episode, host Melea Hames interviews Barbara Kelly from Delano Park in Decatur, Alabama. Barbara discusses the park's transformation into an arboretum, the significance of its historical features like the rose garden and the inclusive Riverwild area for children with disabilities. She emphasizes the park's role as a community sanctuary, its educational value and the importance of philanthropy in maintaining and improving the park. Barbara also shares her personal experiences with the park, highlighting its role as a sanctuary during the pandemic and the joy of engaging with nature. The park is supported through donations and aims to be a space for health benefits and community enjoyment.

Delano Park

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