A Jersey County building has made this year's list of Ten Most Endangered Historic Places in Illinois. The Hamilton Primary School in Otterville is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, but is in need of repairs. In addition to a leaky roof that is threatening the structure, there is plenty of work to do on the inside as well, with masonry deterioration evident in many places.
Bob Rothe, President of the Otter Creek Historical Society:
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Landmarks Illinois defines an endangered property by asking the questions "how immediate is the threat," "is there any money in place to help," and "is there a community advocacy group that is there to help."