Memorial Day events at Midway’s LZ Peace Memorial

Staff Report

The 10th anniversary of the LZ Peace Memorial and its annual Memorial Day events are scheduled to go ahead this coming Monday.

Events include a Bell UH-1 Iroquois helicopter – colloquially know as the Huey – landing at 10 a.m.; the Rockford Symphony Orchestra accompanied by vocalists Laura Ortiz at 11 a.m.; and a ringing of the Memorial Bell at 11: 15 a.m.

The LZ Peace Memorial is located on the Midway Village Museum grounds, 6799 Guilford Road, just west of the main Museum Center, adjacent to the bicycle path.

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