Located throughout Illinois, the National Register sites are recognized as part of the historic fabric of their communities. The Illinois Historic Preservation Agency (IAPA) released the news on Monday, February 23: https://www.illinois.gov/ihpa/news/Pages/2014-National-Register.aspx. New sites added to the national registry include the brick-built railroad depot (http://www.nps.gov/liho/great-western-depot.htm) from which Abraham Lincoln waved good-bye as his train left Springfield, Illinois for Washington, D.C. in February 1861.
Illinois Sites Added To National Register Of Historic Sites
on Friday, March 06, 2015