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Veterans Memorial Hall

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211 N. Main Street
Rockford, IL 61107 United States

Memorial Hall is a living memorial to Veterans from all wars. It will serve as a constant reminder to the sacrifices given by brave men and women from Winnebago County, and a way for generations to remember and learn about their lives.

This Stone was placed in front of Memorial Hall in 1966; it is inscribed with the following words:

“This Memorial Hall, the first of it’s kind in the United States dedicated to our veterans of all wars, was completed in the year 1903 with dedication ceremonies on june third of that year by our twenty – sixth president Theodore Roosevelt with these words: “No more fitting memorial could be erected to the men who fought, than a hall such as this….. a hall beautiful because of the uses to which it is consecrated”

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September 2017

Winnebago County Cemetery Bus Tour

September 10 @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Veterans Memorial Hall, 211 N. Main Street
Rockford, IL 61107 United States
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$40.00

Haunted Rockford is excited to partner with the Rockford Historical Society to offer this exciting event. Attendees will take a bus ride through Winnebago County’s history by visiting several cemeteries and hearing the stories of the first settlers to this area.  The stories will include legends, tales of murder and the interesting histories of the people who called this area home.  This tour is a fund raiser for the Rockford Historical Society.  We will also be treated to a fabulous buffet…

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City By Starlight – Haunted Rockford Walking Tour: 09/15/17 – 7:30 PM

September 15 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Veterans Memorial Hall, 211 N. Main Street
Rockford, IL 61107 United States
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$15.00

There are two walks for this date, one starting at 7:30 PM, the second starting at 9:30 PM.  Haunted Rockford is very excited to partner with the Rockford Public Library for a paranormal tour of the downtown area in Rockford.  Local historian and author, Kathi Kresol will tell the ghostly tales of Rockford's historic places.  These stories will include ghastly murders, accidents, and ghostly visits.  All proceeds will go to the Rockford Public Library. This will be a walking tour…

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City by Starlight- Haunted Rockford Walking Tour: 09/15/17 – 9:30 PM

September 15 @ 9:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Veterans Memorial Hall, 211 N. Main Street
Rockford, IL 61107 United States
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$15.00

There are two walks for this date, one starting at 7:30 PM, the second starting at 9:30 PM.  Haunted Rockford is very excited to partner with the Rockford Public Library for a paranormal tour of the downtown area in Rockford.  Local historian and author, Kathi Kresol will tell the ghostly tales of Rockford's historic places.  These stories will include ghastly murders, accidents, and ghostly visits.  All proceeds will go to the Rockford Public Library. This will be a walking tour…

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The 2017 Illinois Paranormal Conference – The Biggest Event of the Year

September 30 @ 10:30 am - 6:00 pm
Veterans Memorial Hall, 211 N. Main Street
Rockford, IL 61107 United States
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$20.00 250 tickets left

Join Tinker Swiss Cottage and Haunted Rockford for the sixth annual Illinois Paranormal Conference. The conference will feature speakers and vendors from all aspects of the paranormal. Steve Litteral from Tinker Swiss Cottage and Kathi Kresol from Haunted Rockford Paranormal Events are hosting the Illinois Paranormal Conference again in 2017.  The conference will be Saturday, September 30, 2017 at the Veterans Memorial Hall at 211 N. Main Street, Rockford, Illinois.  The doors will open at 10:30 a.m. to allow guests…

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Haunted Rockford Book Release Party

September 30 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Veterans Memorial Hall, 211 N. Main Street
Rockford, IL 61107 United States
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The long awaited Haunted Rockford book will be released from the publisher on October 2 - just in time for the Halloween Season! Kathi Kresol, organizer of Haunted Rockford Events and local historian will be hosting an event for the release of her book "Haunted Rockford".  She will share excerpts from the stories chosen for the book and other ghostly tales during the event.  Kathi has arranged for a special pre-order supply of the Haunted Rockford and copies of the…

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