Rockford Historical Museum

Sound of Sinatra coming to Rockford

December 15, 2011 // 0 Comments

Tickets for February concert would make great gift  SHOW TIME—For one show only the Sounds of Sinatra will be here in Rockord. Tickets would make a great gift. Get your tickets to a great show early and help bring a first-class new historical museum to Rockford. The Sound of Sinatra is an event that will bring back great memories and win new fans as singer Mark Randisi [...]

RAM artifact #3

December 8, 2011 // 0 Comments

Native American pottery bowl This Native American pottery bowl was donated to the Rockford Histoical Museum on April 5, 2000 by Simon Francis, a spiritual leader of the Grand Rapids Band. The clay pot is believed to be 2000 years old, possibly from the area of Indiana. Items were traded near and far, even thousands of years [...]

Rockford’s Historic Past Remembered

January 29, 2009 // 0 Comments

Rockford is a community with a rich and interesting history, and people willing to take the time and effort to keep it from being forgotten. At last month’s Historical Society, Gene Berry shared the story of two of the town’s older families – the Berrys and the Ammermans. The presentation included dates and names going back to as far as 1693, but also [...]