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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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July 2018

Spirit Encounters At Memorial Hall

July 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Veterans Memorial Hall, 211 N. Main Street
Rockford, IL 61107 United States
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Celebrate Friday the 13th with Haunted Rockford! Kathi Kresol, local historian and author; and Sara Bowker, psychic and paranormal investigator are excited to be invited to the Hall for this event.  Kathi and Sara will share stories of their personal experiences from years of investigating the haunted locations in Rockford and the surrounding areas.  This event is free of charge but donations to the Veterans Memorial Hall will be accepted. Kathi Kresol’s obsession is history and she has been feeding…

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City by Starlight – Haunted Walking Tour

July 27 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Veterans Memorial Hall, 211 N. Main Street
Rockford, IL 61107 United States
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Haunted Rockford is very excited to partner with the Veterans Memorial Hall 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 Veterans Memorial Hall. This will be a walking tour so please dress appropriately for the weather.  We will meet inside Veterans Memorial Hall at the corners of Mulberry…

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