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By Kathi Kresol

Rockford rightly prizes its filthy rich background, earned by means of production issues just like the Rockford Watch manufacturing facility and the Manny Reaper corporation. however the city as soon as named halfway additionally harbors a historical past of crime and calamity. Gunfire broke out within the streets whilst networks of Prohibition informants slid sideways. In 1893, John Hart pressured his personal sisters to drink poison. 3 years later, James French shot down his spouse on the street. through the years, a courthouse collapsed, a manufacturing unit exploded and trains collided. sign up for neighborhood historian Kathi Kresol as she explores the mayhem milling approximately in Rockford�s past.

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