The Propylaeum Historic Foundation

The Propylaeum Historic Foundation



Founded in 1887 by May Wright Sewall, The Indianapolis Propylaeum was organized to encourage the cultural development of the women of the community and was originally built by the women stockholders on the property now occupied by the World War I Memorial. In 1923 it moved to its current location which was built 1890-92, continuing to serve as cultural beacon for the community. More recently it became a historic foundation to preserve the grand old mansion and property on North Delaware Street

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