A yearlong celebration will take place beginning December 3, 2017 through December 3, 2018 to commemorate the State of Illinois’ 200th birthday. Statewide counties and municipalities have been asked to coordinate an Illinois Bicentennial Flag Raising Ceremony at their primary municipal building on Monday, December 4, 2017 at 12:00 Noon CST to coincide with Ceremonies throughout the state.
As we approach the 200th year of statehood, these Ceremonies will help kickoff a yearlong celebration that will pay tribute to the people, places, and things that are being BORN, BUILT & GROWN here every single day. This Bicentennial is a once-in-a-lifetime invitation to fall in love with Illinois all over again, and it will showcase Illinois’ influence on American history, achievement, culture, innovation, and more. Together, we can inspire pride in Illinois and show the world what makes this state so great.
Please join the Village of Willowbrook as we participate in the Illinois Bicentennial Flag Raising in front the Willowbrook Police Department building located at 7760 Quincy Street.
Learn about additional ceremonies that will be occurring throughout the year by going to www.illinois200.com.