Rockford Brick & Tile Company

In business from the 1910 to 1976, the Rockford Brick & Tile Co. brought countless jobs to Rockford. As the company collected the raw materials from the shale deposits the fossils were exposed.

Many of the buildings in Rockford were built with bricks produced at the Brick & Tile Company. Take a tour of town to locate these buildings and discover more about the types of bricks made. Scavenger Hunt

The Fossil & Prairie Park Preserve is a partner site of the

Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage Area

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