(309) 266-5361 Village Hall - 120 North Main Street Morton, Illinois 61550

Memorial Plaza


The Morton Memorial Plaza is located in downtown Morton at 300 S. Main Street.  The Plaza is a location where one can relax and soak up the sites of downtown.  There is a memorial area, a small children’s play area, tables and benches for small gatherings, and a public restroom.  The Plaza also provides free wireless internet.

The Plaza has a beautiful memorial area for our veterans and active military.  The base structure contains pavers which have been purchased that honor past and present military service men and women.  If you are interested in having a paver dedicated to someone, the form is below.  Please complete the form, then drop it and your payment, at Village Hall, 120 N. Main Street. Please note that all of the 8″ square pavers have been sold.

Memorial Plaza Paver Form

Individuals and groups may utilize the Plaza for an event.  A registration form is required and allowable uses are specified in the Village of Morton Municipal Code, Section 8, Chapter 17.  The registration form, which can be accessed through the link below, is to be completed and returned to the Village Hall at 120 N. Main Street at least 10 days prior to the event.  Reserving the Plaza does not exclude its use to others, and is on a “first come, first serve” basis.

A deposit of $250 is required at the time of application.  This deposit is refundable if no maintenance or repairs are required following an event.  Proof of insurance is also required, but can be waived for individuals wanting to use the Plaza for a small event.

Memorial Plaza Usage Application

If you have any questions regarding the Plaza, please contact Village Hall at 309-266-5361.