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Camp Algonquin endangered

Published: Tuesday, April 1, 2014 1:36 p.m. CDT • Updated: Tuesday, April 1, 2014 3:21 p.m. CDT

Photo provided by McHenry County Conservation District. Closed in 2011, the 116-acre Camp Algonquin is only one of four camps built in the United States during the “Fresh Air in the Country” movement during the late-1800s. This movement was fueled by the belief that spending some time in a rural environment would alleviate the problems caused by inner city poverty.