John Vogt Park

Sources: articles: Rockford Register-Republic, April 14, 1903, p.3, Rockford Register-Republic, September 26, 1958, p.B1; postcard:

Aerial sign at Sinnissippi Golf Course for airport north of Rockford


Sources: Rockford Morning Star, Dec. 7, 1934; black and white photos, 1939; color photo 2020, courtesy Chuck Abramson, moderator, Rockford Made It (Facebook entry posted Dec. 10, 2020).

Black Hawk Statue Restoration Complete

Source: Rockford Register Star, January 8, 2020

Sledding past gang graffiti, Sunset Park, as found in Rockford, Big Town, Little City, by Pat Cunningham.


This building is the bottom half of what was the Sunset Park shelter house, as identified by Jean Lythgoe. Compare with the 1917 photograph of Sunset Park and the partial photo of this one Note the concession window, the door, and the smaller window. The two other photos mentioned can be found in the Local History database.