Landmarks Illinois http://wuis.org en 10 Ill. Historic Sites 'Endangered' Without Federal Tax Credit http://wuis.org/post/10-ill-historic-sites-endangered-without-federal-tax-credit <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>An Illinois preservation group has put out its annual list of most endangered historic places. State funding may be a long shot, but enthusiasts are working to save a federal tax credit.</p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Among the ten endangered sites is a camp in Senator Pam Althoff's (R-McHenry) district. Camp Algonquin, in unincorporated McHenry County, is a rare relic of the open-air camp movement at the turn of the last century.</span></p> Wed, 02 Apr 2014 17:19:10 +0000 Hannah Meisel 22153 at http://wuis.org 10 Ill. Historic Sites 'Endangered' Without Federal Tax Credit Final Resting Place Falling Apart http://wuis.org/post/final-resting-place-falling-apart-0 <p>The Fernwood Mausoleum is more than just the story of a dilapidated building.&nbsp; It’s a sad result for those who thought that they would spend eternity inside the enclosure located in the Greene County town of Roodhouse.</p><p>But the future for the nearly 100 bodies still housed at the mausoleum remains uncertain, nearly a century after it was built.&nbsp; Costly repairs are needed.&nbsp; <strong>Ray Coons</strong>, with the Illinois Valley Cultural Heritage Association, is among those volunteers working to save the site.</p><p> Mon, 06 May 2013 22:41:51 +0000 Sean Crawford 2260 at http://wuis.org Final Resting Place Falling Apart