Place:Camp Grant, Winnebago, Illinois, United States


NameCamp Grant
TypeMilitary base
Coordinates42.195278°N 89.097222°E
Located inWinnebago, Illinois, United States     (1917 - 1946)


Camp Grant, named in honor of General Ulysses S. Grant, was a U.S. Army facility located on the southern outskirts of Rockford, Illinois. Camp Grant was in operation from 1917 until 1946. At one point it consisted of over 18,000 acres. Much of the land is now occupied by the Chicago Rockford International Airport. (See the Wikipedia article on Camp Grant.)