Most endangered historic places named
A Civil War fort, a Chicago hospital and a Chinese neighborhood are among the sites listed as America's 11 Most Endangered Historic Places by the National Trust for Historic Preservation.
The 24th annual list, released Wednesday, includes significant sites that reflect U.S. history and culture and are at risk of permanent damage or destruction.
While Alabama's Fort Gaines withstood cannon fire and artillery shells during the Civil War, it is losing a fierce battle with the Gulf of Mexico shoreline.
The Dauphin Island fort is one of this year's most threatened places. The battlefield has lost 400 feet due to erosion from rising waters, frequent storms, hurricanes and effects from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill last year....
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