The Mary K. Bowman Fund for Historical and Fine Arts, a component fund of the Community Foundation of Washington County, has grant applications available for the 2017 granting cycle. The fund provides financial support for current charitable and educ|
The Illinois Historic Preservation Agency added 25 significant properties to the National Register of Historic Places in 2016.
Agency officials announced Thursday that the sites include a farmhouse designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, a manufacturing district in Chicago and a church that helped create Gospel music.
The National Park Service makes the designations based on state agency recommendations.
Three Canadians will be banned from federal lands for five years after pleading guilty to walking on a sensitive hot spring in Yellowstone National Park and other crimes at parks across the Western U. S., park officials said Thursday.
Charles Gamble, Alexey Lyakh and Justis Price Brown pleaded guilty during a hearing before U.