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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”

October 2019

Rockford Haunted Historic Locations Tour

October 26 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Veterans Memorial Hall, 211 N. Main Street
Rockford, IL 61107 United States
$40.00 60 tickets left

Haunted Rockford is honored to be a part of this special event!  We will be visiting three historical locations in Rockford.  All of these sites have reported ghostly encounters and paranormal happenings.  The history of these fascinating locations will be shared by the staff members and Kathi Kresol.  Sara Bowker will join us to share her impressions of who might linger in the halls.  We will also have experienced paranormal investigators along who will share their equipment to help capture…

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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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