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

Rockford Police Relief Association, 42nd Biennial Ball – 1986, p 49

Source:  Rockford Police Relief Association. 42nd Biennial Ball, May 23, 1986, Forest Hills Lodge

Webbs Norman – 1994 article

Source: Rockford Magazine, November 1994, p. 42

Rockford Civic Newcomers Club – July 1973, calendar, 3 events

Source:  Rockford Civic Newcomers Club 1973 Scrapbook

Rockford Township, SW section, 1957 – Farm Plat Map

Rockford S W