SOLDIERS' AND SAILORS' MONUMENT
1 Monument Circle, Indianapolis, IN 46204 Directions
Historical Buildings, Monument's Limestone Sculptures, Statue and Monument, Landmarks, Exhibit, Teachers Educational Packets on Civil War Life, Art and Architecture of the Museum's Exterior & Virtual Tour
'Soldiers & Sailors Monument' is located in the heart of downtown Indianapolis, at Memorial Circle. It is one of the most beautiful landmarks in the world, and the building has come to symbolize both the City of Indianapolis and the State of Indiana. This memorial is a tribute to Indiana soldiers who served in the Civil War, established in 1902. Visitors can see the Soldiers & Sailors Memorial for Shine a Star, a light show with a seasonal theme, and a signature salute for the night. It is 284 1?2 feet tall. The interior includes an observatory and a gift shop. It has been published that the construction of a similar structure today will cost more than $500 million.
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INDIANA WORLD WAR MEMORIAL
55 East Michigan Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204 Directions
Sailors Monument, Education Program, Veteran's Memorial Plaza, American Legion Mall, Tours and Group Visits, Girl Scouts Summer Camps & University Park
Indiana World War Memorial contains a museum of 30,000 square feet of military equipment and objects, three parks, four waterfalls, and 25 acres of monuments, sculptures, and statues. It offers a proper way to replace the flags that will take place in the summer camps of Girl Scouts, where the scouts can learn the history and purpose of flag retirement. IWM can host significant public events and festivals with small private functions. This calcareous and marble memorial in the style of a mausoleum pays tribute to Hoosiers, who were killed during the war and also housed a museum of 30 000 square feet depicting American military history.
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INDIANA HISTORICAL SOCIETY
450 West Ohio Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202 Directions
Digital Image Collections, Artifacts, Genealogy Groups, Research and Adult Group Visits, Cole Porter Room, Library, Archives, Libraries, Field Trip, Historical Societies, Printed Collections, Eli Lilly Hall & History Lab
'Indiana Historical Society' has over 70,000 online digital images representing 61 collections, 3,500 sheet music pieces, 3,300 items, and 1,7 million photos in 615 digital collections. Historical Society is one of the oldest and most extensive historical societies in the United States. The building of 165,000 square feet features a 300-seat theatre, the William H. Smith Memorial Library, a vault to hold the precious collections of IHS. It provides programs for young people, adults, and their families. It is an award-winning collection with millions of items from the past of Indiana, bringing history to life for all ages. A field trip is available.