Fundraising for proposed suburban veterans museum

May 28, 2012 7:27:57 PM PDT
Fundraising began Monday on a proposed national veterans museum in northwest suburban Hoffman Estates.

The 325,000-square-foot museum would feature dozens of galleries, a library, a military park, and housing for homeless and wounded vets.

The museum would pay tribute to more than 40 million veterans.

Our news partner the Daily Herald reports organizers hope to raise $600 million and complete the project by 2016.

The location has not yet been selected.

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