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1923 Preservation Foundation
Seeks Tax Exemption

By Gordon HopkinsPortions of the Fairbury 23 Apartments are not eligible for tax exemption. That is according to Jefferson County Assessor Mary Banahan. However, Banahan also pointed out that the owner of the building is not paying taxes on those portions of the building, anyway.

Fairbury 23 Apartments hosts alumni rooms. Mary K. Bedlan, a member of the 1923 Preservation Foundation Board, told Banahan, “The two alumni rooms that we do have tells us all of the memorabilia that graduates have donated back to the high school or to the 1923 building foundation.”In addition, several trophy cases along the hallways display memorabilia of the ac...


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