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Rockford Area Historical Society News & Update

September 6, 2012 // 0 Comments

by TERRY KONKLE President, Rockford Area Historical Society Terry Konkle Photo by Cliff Hill The Rockford Area Historical Society (RAHS) is about to start our new year of meetings and programs. During the months of July and August, we do not have regular meetings, but we do begin our monthly board meetings on the last Wednesday of August. Our officers for the year are [...]

Find out progress of museum at meeting

September 6, 2012 // 0 Comments

The public is invited to find out the latest plans and progress of the new Rockford Area Museum, which is slated to open in the former 63rd District courthouse in downtown Rockford. A meeting will be held at the Rockford Community Cabin, 220 N. Monroe St., on Thursday, Sept. 6 at 7 p.m. Refreshments will be served and any questions will be [...]

Public invited to museum informational meeting

August 30, 2012 // 0 Comments

As progress continues toward the creation of a new Rockford Area Museum (RAM), members of the Rockford Area Historical Society (RAHS) are seeing that interest in the project is growing tremendously. Instead of encountering people who are surprised to learn that Rockford even has a museum, as has often happened in the past, RAHS members are now being approached by people [...]

‘Museum Weekend’ announced for September

July 26, 2012 // 0 Comments

This auction item is a one-of-a-kind replica of an 1800s children’s sled, handcrafted by Gordon Pickerd, Algoma Township trustee and local craftsman. The sled shows the result of over 100 man hours spent creating what will be a showpiece for anyone. Value: priceless. As many of you know, Rockford’s Harvest Festival, which has traditionally run for three weekends—the [...]

Local talent on tap for upcoming Sinatra concert

February 2, 2012 // 0 Comments

Members of the Rockford Community Childrens Choir practice with Sounds of Sinatra’s Mark Randisi. Randisi and his big band with play at the Rockford High School Fine Arts Auditorium supported by the local talent of the Children’s Choir, the High School Jazz Band and more. Proceeds from the concert support the new Rockford Area Museum. See more information about the [...]
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