Push being made to add Brooklyn IL to national register
(KPLR) – A push is underway to add a small metro east village to the ‘National Register of Historic Places.’
Brooklyn, Illinois was founded by a former slave in 1830 and is often cited as the oldest African-American community in the U.S.
The ‘Belleville News Democrat’ reports state archaeologists are trying to get it added to the ‘National Register of Historic Places.’
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