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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”

November 2019

True Crime Expo

November 16 @ 11:30 am - 5:00 pm
Veterans Memorial Hall, 211 N. Main Street
Rockford, IL 61107 United States

During this event we will delve into the details of some of the most horrific crimes in history.   The speakers will present on all steps of these crimes from the commission to the aftermath on the community.  Local author Kathi Kresol and Chicago based film maker John Borowski are partnering to bring this expo to Rockford for the first time.   Kathi Kresol will tell the specifics of some of our area's most notorious crimes that she has discovered during…

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H. H. Holmes Documentary with John Borowski

November 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Veterans Memorial Hall, 211 N. Main Street
Rockford, IL 61107 United States

We will start this exciting evening with a Meet and Greet with the documentary's film maker John Borowski!  Then we will watch the documentary "H.H. Holmes - America's First Serial Killer" with John!    John will be selling his books and other documentaries at this event!  Don't miss this unique opportunity to meet this amazing film maker!   Admission is free but donations for the Veterans Memorial Hall will be accepted!

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