Winnebago County Dedicates Peace Poles

ROCKFORD (WIFR) -- Peace and diversity were celebrated in downtown Rockford as two peace poles were dedicated in Abraham Lincoln Memorial Bicentennial Park.

The words "May Peace Prevail on Earth" are displayed on each pole in four different languages.

More than 40 have been installed in the Rockford area this month and more than 300,000 have been dedicated in over 180 countries.


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