Construction was under way on the erection of a beautiful stone gateway at the west entrance of the park. The work was sponsored by Sycamore Post No. 99. The American Legion funds were obtained from a carnival sponsored by the legion several months ago. The final addition was the installation of the lights on the pillars on each side of the new stone reentrance.

Derived from columns from the Sycamore True Republican saved and recorded by the Joiner History Room and the minutes of the Board of Directors of the Sycamore Park District. Articles were condensed and rewritten by Dan Gustafson with the intent to keep them as factual as the original.