Artifacts & Attractions

Touring the Indiana War Memorials Using the Pocket Sights App

By Brandon Raymer I have lived in Indiana all my life and I had never explored our state’s capitol or the beautiful Indiana War Memorials Historic District. So recently, my girlfriend and I used the Pocket Sights App to take a tour of the monuments, memorials, and parks that are part of this amazing treasure […]
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Shining A Light Premieres on Veterans Day Weekend 2019

All are welcome Nov. 9, 2019, as the Indiana War Memorials Commission and Downtown Indy, Inc. usher in Veterans Day weekend with a patriotic celebration from 4 – 7 p.m. on Monument Circle. The event, brought to life by the Indiana National Guard, will include food, beverage and entertainment featuring local country music sensation Clayton […]
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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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Covering Veterans with Love

Today, we share Five Questions with… Luonna Lancaster. Luonna is the Volunteer Manager with Kindred Hospice and works with a group of ladies in Shelbyville called the Stitchin’ Sisters. These amazing ladies make magnificent quilts for veterans in hospice care.  The quilts are made with love, personalized with the veteran’s branch of service, and become a […]
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Celebrate Museum Ships Weekend!

Join amateur radio operators (ham) in celebrating Museum Ships Weekend June 1-2.  This is a fun opportunity for ham radio enthusiasts to communicate with other museum ships across the world. An added feature to this year’s celebration will be a very special Open House honoring Bob Osterhous from 2-4 p.m. on June 2nd at the […]
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