Lands First Plane on New Camp Field

On December 31, 1947, Frank Lindgren flew his Piper Cub from Franklyn field in Cherry Valley to the new Greater Rockford Airport, becoming the first pilot to land at the new airport. The Camp Grant land had been formally turned over to the airport authority by the war assets administration. Rockford Morning Star, Jan. 1, 1948

Henry E Crow Obituary- 1920-2016

Source: Rockford Register Star   12/20/2016

Boy Scouts of America; Celebrating a Century of Character Building – Northwest Quarterly, Fall 2010

Source: Northwest Quarterly, Fall 2010, Pages 142-144 shown; actual article continues



“Vets ask role in memorial” – October 1974

Source:  Rockford Register-Republic  10/16/1974


Muster Out, Camp Grant – 12-10-1945, also Fort Sheridan, Fort Lewis, Great Lakes

Source:  Rockford Register Republic December 10, 1945

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Spanish Influenza Epidemic, 1918 – Camp Grant

Source: Rockford Morning Star and Rockford Register-Republic “Century Plus 10” Special Edition, March 1962