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WW 1 Centennial Event at the Soldiers Monument


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.

 Larry Leach service officer, gave a speech, Pastor Duke gave the invocation, and Tom Soper played taps.


  • Sponsoring Entities: Carroll County Honor Guard, City of Delphi, Indiana, Camden American Legions, Carroll County Veterans Service Office

  • County: Carroll

  • Contact: Larry Leach, 765-564-2502, [email protected]

  • Type: Non-profit, Government / Municipal

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Indiana World War I Centennial Committee


  • 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


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

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