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Indiana Monuments, Memorials & Historic Sites

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Hammond Veterans Memorialzoom
Hammond
IN
USA
46320
November 12, 1923
 
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Hancock County Memorial Buildingzoom
98 E. North St.
Greenfield
IN
USA
46140
1923

This pristine historic building was built to honor those soldiers from Hancock County, IN
who made the Supreme Sacrifice in Defense of Freedom during the World War, 1917 - 1918.
There is a bronze memorial plaque on the building dedicated to the memory of war time
President Woodrow Wilson and a bronze Honor Roll plaque with the names of Hancock
County’s war heroes. The Honor Roll plaque was placed there by the Hancock County
Chapter of American War Mothers.

 
Hancock County Veterans Memorial Parkzoom
102 South State Street
Greenfield
IN
USA
46140
 
Hendricks County All Wars Veterans Memorialzoom
Danville
IN
USA
46122
July 04, 1992
 
Henry County zoom
2221 N Memorial Dr
New Castle
IN
USA
47362
August 25, 1929
Ernest Moore Viquesney

Spirit of the American Doughboy 

100 Cities / 100 Memorials

100c 100m wwi centennial plaque The Henry County Memorial Park  "Spirit of the American Doughboy", by sculptor Ernest Moore Viquesney, was presented by the Henry County Chapter of the War Mothers in 1929.  In honor of the centennial of World War I, the statue was refurbished and repaired and rededicated on November 11, 2018.  It is now located in a newly reconstructed flag plaza outside the Memorial Park's veterans museum. 

 
Henry County Memorial Parkzoom
New Castle
IN
USA
47362
 
Henry County Veterans Markerzoom
New Castle
IN
USA
47362
 
Henry County War Memorialzoom
New Castle
IN
USA
47362
November 11, 1972
 
Highway of Flags Veterans Memorialzoom
Highland
IN
USA
46322
 
Hillsboro World War Monumentzoom
Hillsboro
IN
USA
47949
1921
 

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WorldWarICentennial@iara.in.gov

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 +


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