With the State Capitol Building once again open to the public, Illinoisans are able to visit a Veterans Memorial Wall to learn more about the brave men and women featured there, and leave their own messages honoring those service members who gave their lives in the line of duty.
Displayed in the Capitol’s Rotunda on the first floor, the Veterans Memorial Wall has become a regular tradition at the Capitol, with the Republican Senators first launching it in 2015.
The display features a large video screen with a slide show displaying the names and photos of veterans who have made the ultimate sacrifice in defense of their country, as well as a large area where visitors can honor these fallen heroes by writing and posting notes of thanks and/or remembrance.
The Veterans Memorial Wall will remain on display until June 15. The Illinois State Capitol is open to the public from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, and from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.