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Indiana WWI Endorsed Projects

 

World War I Centennial Event at the Soldiers' Monument

On the day of the 100th anniversary of the United States entering World War I, a county-wide ceremony was held on the courthouse lawn in Delphi, Indiana. A wreath was laid at the base of the 1882 Civil War Monument in honor of the veterans of that war.

Read more: World War I Centennial Event at the Soldiers' Monument

 

World War I Monument Relocation

This project aims to relocate a monument, erected by the Anderson High School Class of 1920, honoring the six AHS graduates who lost their lives in WWI, from the former AHS  grounds to the Anderson Maplewood Cemetery Veterans section. 

Read more: World War I Monument Relocation

 

World War I Patriotic Commemorative Program

This is a program offered by the students at Eagle Tech Academy in Columbia City on November 9th, 2018, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. EST.

Students will commemorate WWI with patriotic songs and music, as well as providing educational facts and displays. It is a free program for all ages and will also provide patriotic refreshments!

Read more: World War I Patriotic Commemorative Program

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Indiana World War I Centennial Committee

Leadership

  • Co-Chairs
    Brig. Gen. Stewart Goodwin
    Indiana War Memorial
    Jim Brown
    Indiana Department of Veteran's Affairs

  • Vice Chair
    Jim Osborne
    Indiana Military Museum

Committee Members

  • Katherine Gould
  • Indiana State Museum
  • Gerald Hadley
    Indiana National Guard
  • Elizabeth Howard
    Indiana Daughters of the American Revolution
  • Dr. Dan Murphy
    Hanover College
  • Lauren Patton
    Indiana State Library
  • Johnathan Pickett
    Department of Indiana, American Legion
  • Jo Ann Remender
    Salvation Army
  • Dr. Kathleen A. Tobin
  • Indiana Association of Historians
  • Major Bob Webster
    Salvation Army

Staff

  • Marilyn Fernandez
    Indiana Archives and Records Administration
  • Jennifer Hodge
    Indiana Archives and Records Administration

"Pershing" Donors

$5 Million +


Founding Sponsor
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The Lilly Endowment