Rockford in Winnebago County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
"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."
Erected 1966 by Winnebago County Board.
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: War of 1812 • War, French and Indian • War, Mexican-American • War, Spanish-American • War, US Civil • War, US Revolutionary.
Location. 42° 16.36′ N, 89° 5.599′ W. Marker is in Rockford, Illinois, in Winnebago County. Memorial is on North Main Street south of West Jefferson Street, on the right when traveling north. Marker is located in front of the west or main entrance steps to Veterans Memorial Hall and Museum. Touch for map. Marker Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Stephen Mack (approx. 6˝ miles away); Black Hawk (approx. 6˝ miles away); Theodore Roosevelt (approx. 6˝ miles away); Former Camp Grant Rifle Range (approx. 6˝ miles away); Field Bunkers (approx. 6.6 miles away); Stillman's Run Battle Site Memorial (approx. 12.2 miles away); Stillmans Defeat (approx. 12.2 miles away).
More about this marker. Marker is carved from a single block of granite.
Credits. This page was last revised on July 12, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 11, 2016, by Leanne Wright of Rockford, Illinois. This page has been viewed 475 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 11, 2016, by Leanne Wright of Rockford, Illinois. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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