Preservation and Restoration Photographs of the Fort Hill Cemetery
View photographs “before”, “during” and “after” the restoration projects of the cemetery.  A cemetery that was neglected before the respectable transformation to preserve and restore the local history of this once forgotten settlement known as Fort Hill.

  • Photos (pre-2017) “before” the preservation and restoration of the Cemetery (Click to View) (PENDING – WORK IN PROGRESS) 

(NEW – May 2020) Couple’s passion for cemetery’s history seen in Memorial Day tribute (Click to Read)
Daily Herald newspaper article written by Mick Zawislak published May 22, 2020 about American flags placed at the gravestones of Veterans at the Fort Hill Cemetery.

(NEW – April 2020) Fort Hill Cemetery Preservation Update (Click to Read)
Lake County (IL) Genealogical Society “Quarterly” publication article published in the October – December, 2019 issue written by Vernon B. Paddock on the Fort Hill Cemetery Preservation.

McHenry man’s genealogy project leads to the preservation of a 175-year-old cemetery in Lake County (Click to Read)
Daily Herald newspaper article written by Mick Zawislak published July 23, 2019 during the gravestone preservation project of the Fort Hill Cemetery.

Researcher’s quest writes new chapter for Historic Lake County Cemetery (Click to Read)
Daily Herald newspaper article written by Mick Zawislak published June 18, 2018 describing the initial restoration project of the Fort Hill Cemetery.

Fort Hill Cemetery Preservation (Click to Read)
Lake County (IL) Genealogical Society “Quarterly” publication article published in the January – March, 2019 issue, written by Vernon B. Paddock on the Fort Hill Cemetery Preservation.

Preserving Illinois Cemeteries!! A must read!! (Click to Read)
Important information in preserving and cleaning gravestones.