Illinois Historic Sites Advisory Council

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6:18 pm
Thu August 7, 2014

Budget Cuts Impact Illinois Historic Sites

The Lincoln New Salem site
Credit Enjoy Illinois

More than a dozen historic sites in Illinois will be closed to the public for an extra day each week.

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1887 Macomb Home
3:09 pm
Thu July 12, 2012

State Supports Honor for Bailey House

The Old Bailey House
Rich Egger

The Illinois Historic Sites Advisory Council is recommending the Old Bailey House in Macomb be placed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Macomb Community Development Coordinator Ed Basch said such recognition could help the city earn national historic designation for the entire downtown district.

“The more contributing structures -- as they call them -- and the more distinguished structures that you have in the district, the better off you are for the entire area being designated,” said Basch.

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