Artifacts & Attractions

The Congressional Gold Medal Award

The Congressional Gold Medal Award On July 30, 2020, the United States Congress awarded the Congressional Gold Medal—its highest civilian honor—to the Final Crew of the USS Indianapolis CA 35 during a ceremony at the Indiana War Memorial. The virtual ceremony was held on the 75th anniversary of the loss of the vessel. The specially […]
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Indiana 9/11 Expansion Ensures We Never Forget

The tragic events of 9/11 claimed 2,977 lives, including nine Hoosiers. Millions more were forever impacted. That fateful day implores us as a nation to never forget. The Indiana 9/11 Memorial was first erected in 2011—10 years after the largest terrorist attack on American soil. Now, as we approach the 20-year anniversary of the attacks, […]
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Indiana Never Forgets

September 11, 2001. It is a date that we mark and remember every September—one that always triggers a somber memory. Most Americans over the age of 25 remember exactly where we were and what we were doing that fateful morning. The memories of that day are dark and filled with grief. Since that morning the […]
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Make the Indiana War Memorials Historic District YOUR Museum! 

As Indiana transitions into the cool autumn months, many are eager to get outside and enjoy the changing weather—all while social distancing of course. Life events during 2020 have shifted nearly everything we once viewed as normal. As we move forward and discover our new normal, the Indiana War Memorials wants to invite you back […]
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