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Exterior Restoration of the Whitney Schoolhouse

$385 of $10,000 goal

Raised by 6 people in 1 month
HELP US RESTORE THE WHITNEY SCHOOLHOUSE! 

Few American, one-room schoolhouses remain standing today. The Whitney Schoolhouse in Kane County is the second-oldest such schoolhouse in northeastern Illinois. Thanks to dedicated efforts of the Skyline Council of Landmarks Illinois, this historic structure that tells a unique part of Kane County’s local history will be restored and reused as a public history and education center.

To date, Skyline Council and Campton Township have raised over $130,000 in pro-bono services, donated supplies, and grants to complete investigative work, clean-up, structural repairs, a new foundation, and the relocation.

We invite you join us in taking the next step: exterior restoration.  Your gift of any amount will help us restore the 167-year-old structure to reflect its 1852 appearance and secure it from the elements.

$8 pays to restore 1 square foot of siding
$14 pays to restore 1 foot of door or window trim
$18 pays to replace 1 square foot of roofing shingles
$25 pays to install 1 foot of gutter
$68 pays to replace 1 foot of rafters or wall studs
$108 pays to restore 6 square feet of roofing shingles

A gift of any size will help!

We are also actively looking to partner with qualified individuals and companies in the building trades to provide pro-bono services for the restoration. 

Landmarks Illinois, a non-profit organization, is the state’s leading voice for historic preservation for 48 years and counting. Skyline Council is Landmarks Illinoi’s young and emerging professionals committee who share in the organization’s commitment to helping people saving places for people.  To learn more, visit www.Landmarks.org.
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$385 of $10,000 goal

Raised by 6 people in 1 month
Funds raised will benefit:
Landmarks Preservation Council
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