Town & Gown Speaker Series: 100th Anniversary of Chanute Air Force Base

Event Type: Local History & Genealogy
Age Group(s): Adult
Date: 5/31/2017
Start Time: 7:00 PM
End Time: 8:30 PM
 Join us in celebrating the 100th anniversary of Chanute Air Force Base (1917-1993). Come hear Mark Hanson, curator at the Museum of the Grand Prairie and former curator of the Chanute Air Museum, a panel of speakers from the community, and view ephemera supplied by the University to learn more about the historical significance of Rantoulís former air force base.

The Town & Gown Speaker Series is sponsored by the Student Life and Culture Archives at the University of Illinois and the Champaign County Historical Archives.

Location: The Lewis Auditorium (Ground Floor)
Contact: Champaign County Historical Archives
Contact Number: 217-367-4025