Heekin Park

The new sign for Heekin park-photo by Zoe Lawton

“Well, I would like to respectfully say that any child should be able to play in any park, regardless of wealth or status.”

Leslie Knope 3 X 12, 0:09:15 Parks and Rec.

Heekin Park is a community park located on Memorial Dr., Madison St., 9th St., Penn St. & Hackley St. Heekin is in the southwest corner of the Industry neighborhood. “Divided in half by Hackley St., Heekin Park offers vast open space with a multitude of large trees, multiple cabins, a picnic shelter, two playgrounds, memorials including a WW II Memorial and time capsule, a Vietnam War Memorial and the Five Points Fountain, an elaborate water fountain created for people and animals that was relocated to Heekin Park from its original location at the intersection of Windsor St.,Macedonia Ave., Kirby Ave., Ohio Ave. and Burlington Dr. (https://www.co.delaware.in.us/egov/documents/1412093176_99175.pdf)