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Ingersoll - A Prime Contributor to Rockford's Growth

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Continuing in our Connecting with History Lecture Series, Roger Beck will speak on the fascinating history of Ingersoll Milling Machine Company and its rise to prominence in the machine tool industry. This company became an international machine tool creator paradigm. Conceiving, designing, and building complex machines for Aerospace, Automotive, and Industrial customers became its hallmark.

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Subarea:Rockford Northeast

Directions:
Midway Village Museum - 6799 Guilford Rd., Rockford, IL 61107 - From I-90 and E. State St. (U.S. Business 20): Go west on E. State to Perryville Rd. Turn right (north) on Perryville to Guilford Rd. (about 1 mile). Turn left (west) on Guilford Rd. to museum entrance on south side of street. From the south: I-39 to I-90 (north, toward Wisconsin) and proceed as above. From IL 251 or IL 2 and Business U.S. 20: Go east on Business 20 to Mulford Rd. Turn left (north) on Mulford to Guilford and turn right (east). Look for the signature Millhouse by the entrance gate.

Ingersoll - A Prime Contributor to Rockford's Growth