Rededication ceremony to be held for restored flagpole

CHAMPAIGN - The Army ROTC at the University of Illinois has announced that it will rededicate a restored flagpole at the university's Armory Building on May 26.

Officials say the ceremony will be held at about 12:00 p.m.  Military speakers, university guests, and local guests will be featured at this event.  Officials also say initial restoration efforts began in 2013.

The flag pole was first installed in 1926, and was used until the mid 1970s.  For more information about the flagpole or restoration efforts, visit

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