National Register of Historic Places http://tristatesradio.com en National Honor for the Old Bailey House http://tristatesradio.com/post/national-honor-old-bailey-house <p>The National Park Service has placed the Old Bailey House, 100 S Campbell St, Macomb on the National Register of Historic Places.<br><br>“It's a grand, beautiful old lady of a house here in town,” said Bob Fischer of the McDonough County Historic Preservation Society.<br><br>The Old Bailey House was built by William S. Bailey, who was the founder and first president of Union National Bank.<br> Wed, 12 Sep 2012 20:41:53 +0000 Rich Egger 21481 at http://tristatesradio.com National Honor for the Old Bailey House State Supports Honor for Bailey House http://tristatesradio.com/post/state-supports-honor-bailey-house <p>The Illinois Historic Sites Advisory Council is recommending the Old Bailey House in Macomb be placed on the National Register of Historic Places.<br /><br />Macomb Community Development Coordinator Ed Basch said such recognition could help the city earn national historic designation for the entire downtown district.<br /><br />&ldquo;The more contributing structures -- as they call them -- and the more distinguished structures that you have in the district, the better off you are for the entire area being designated,&rdquo; said Basch.<br /> Thu, 12 Jul 2012 20:09:06 +0000 Rich Egger 18174 at http://tristatesradio.com State Supports Honor for Bailey House