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Lt. Col. Joseph Ward’s Mark on History

On Saturday August 17th, 2019, a public dedication ceremony was held for an Indiana state historical marker commemorating African American physician, hospital administrator, and Hoosier veteran Lt. Col. Joseph Ward. Joseph Henry Ward was born on August 26, 1872, in North Carolina, but his family later moved to Indianapolis. By 1897, he had graduated from […]
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Five Questions With… Kelly McCain Smith

Kelly McCain Smith Regent of the Caroline Scott Harrison Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR) 1. What will make August 17, 2019, so special? On that day, the United States government will mark the 186th birthday of Benjamin Harrison, the nation’s 23rd president. As is done for all deceased presidents, a formal […]
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