Midway Village: Endowment Opportunity Needs Public Support

Rockford’s beloved history museum has a chance to boost its funding, at a time when state support is disappearing. Learn how your donations can go the extra mile – but only if you act in time.

Smart Living Weekly – April 5, 2017

  The Great War at Midway Village Museum Right in Our Region: On April 8 & 9, one century after the U.S. entered World War I, Midway Village Museum will…
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Midway Village: A Great Place to Experience Local History

Whether you visit the history museum indoors or the Victorian village outdoors, Rockford’s amazing history museum provides many chances to engage with the stories of the people who’ve shaped our region.






Events @ a Glance: Recreation & Destinations Calendar

Recreation opportunities abound in our region! Here are a few of the best our area has to offer.






Smart Living Weekly – January 25, 2017

  Connect with History at Midway Village Museum Right in Our Region: You can always learn about World War I from a textbook or TV show, but it’s a much…
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NWQ Getaway Guide, Winter Edition

A great weekend’s journey is hours away. Here are some excellent places to visit.






Events @ a Glance: Mind & Spirit Calendar

There’s so much to do in our region! Here’s a look at upcoming lectures and educational enrichment.






Smart Living Weekly – March 30, 2016

  The Great War at Midway Village Museum Right in Our Region: Midway Village Museum will present “The Great War: World War I” on April 9 and 10, the largest…
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Events @ a Glance: Mind & Spirit Calendar

There’s so much to do in our region! Here’s a look at upcoming lectures and educational enrichment.






Why ‘Swedishness’ Still Matters to Rockford

As the Swedish Historical Society of Rockford celebrates its 75th anniversary, it looks to the future as well as the past. But what does ‘Swedishness’ really mean, and how is it still influencing Rockford today?