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Illinois Sites Added to National Register of Historic Places

FILE - In this Aug. 21, 2013 file photo, The Illinois Old State Capitol is seen, in Springfield, Ill. It was 50 years ago that Illinois voters approved a state constitution that was forward-looking and made government more efficient. Given recent headlines, it's hard to imagine characterizing Illinois government as efficient or forward-looking. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman File)

The Illinois Department of Natural Resources reveals that more than a dozen sites in the Land of Lincoln are now added to the National Register of Historic Places, as of last year.

The 15 sites are scattered across the state.

They include a the Ramova Theater in Chicago, and the Mildred and Abel Fagen House, in Chicago’s north suburban Lake Forest.

Pictured:  The old Illinois State Capitol building.


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