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12 ILLINOIS SITES ARE BEING ADDED TO THE NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES.

 

THE SITES ARE LOCATED AROUND THE STATE AND INCLUDE A REPLICA OF THE LEANING TOWER OF PISA IN NILES, A STONE WINE CELLAR IN HANCOCK COUNTY AND A FEW HISTORIC DISTRICTS. AMY HATHAWAY WITH THE ILLINOIS DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES SAYS THE ROLLO CONGREGATIONAL UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST NEAR EARLVILLE IS ALSO NOW IN THE REGISTER.

 

 

HATHAWAY SAYS THERE’S ALSO THE CHICAGO MUNICIPAL TUBERCULOSIS SANITARIUM DISTRICT IN CHICAGO WHICH WAS BUILT BETWEEN 1911 AND 1915. IT WAS ONE OF THE LARGEST FACILITIES IN THE U-S TO TREAT T-B.

 

 

ALSO ADDED: THE PARIS HIGH SCHOOL AND GYMNASIUM, THE ALTON GAS AND ELECTRIC POWERHOUSE AND THE FORUM IN CHICAGO.

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