Lansing to commemorate 120 years

2013-02-18T15:39:00Z Lansing to commemorate 120 yearsCarrie Steinweg | Times Correspondent
February 18, 2013 3:39 pm  • 

LANSING | Lansing is gearing up to commemorate 120 years. Settlers arrived in Lansing in 1854, but the Village was actually incorporated on March 4, 1893 after a vote was taken by the residents, and a centennial celebration took place in 1993.

On March 3 from 2-7 p.m., a 120th birthday celebration will take place at Park Plaza, Ridge Road and Grant Streets in Lansing with a presentation of colors by the Lansing Veterans Memorial Ceremonial Honor Guard, a performance by the Memorial Jr. High Choir and a reading of the papers of incorporation, with a historical walking tour that day and birthday cake, a historical timeline and food vendors at the American Legion Hall.

For more information, call at (708) 832-4567.

Copyright 2014 All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

About Lansing

Mayor's Office

Lansing Municipal Center
3141 Ridge Road Lansing, IL 60438

Police Department

2710 170th Street Lansing, IL 60438

Fire Department

19300 Burnham Avenue Lansing, IL 60438

Lan-Oak Park District

17551 Chicago Avenue Lansing, IL 60438

Lansing School District 158

18300 Greenbay Avenue Lansing, IL 60438

Featured Businesses