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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

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

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, Illinois” 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 book Haunted Rockford, Illinois 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, Illinois.  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 Haunted Rockford, Illinois and copies…

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October 2017

Rockford’s Haunted History Bus Tour 10/07/17

October 7 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Veterans Memorial Hall, 211 N. Main Street
Rockford, IL 61107 United States
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$30.00

Celebrate the Halloween Season with Haunted Rockford! Climb aboard our luxury bus (Yes! There is a bathroom on board!) and listen as Local Historian and Author, Kathi Kresol shares researched and documented stories including ghastly crimes, suicides and ghostly encounters. We will visit several locations including cemeteries to experience the spots where these stories took place. We will be spending time off of the bus so please dress accordingly for the weather. Kathi will also have her newly released book…

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Rockford’s Haunted History Bus Tour 10/14/17

October 14 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Veterans Memorial Hall, 211 N. Main Street
Rockford, IL 61107 United States
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$30.00

Celebrate the Halloween Season with Haunted Rockford! Climb aboard our luxury bus (Yes! There is a bathroom on board!) and listen as Local Historian and Author, Kathi Kresol shares researched and documented stories including ghastly crimes, suicides and ghostly encounters. We will visit several locations including cemeteries to experience the spots where these stories took place. We will be spending time off of the bus so please dress accordingly for the weather. Kathi will also have her newly released book…

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