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Henry Lawton Monument

Collection: Indy Parks
Location: Garfield Park
Henry Lawton Monument


Sculpted by Andrew O’Connor in 1906 and first installed in 1915, the Henry Ware Lawton Monument stands overlooking Garfield Park’s Sunken Gardens at the northern entrance to the conservatory.

Henry Ware Lawton (1843-1899) was a highly respected U.S. Army officer who grew up in Indiana and fought in the 9th and 30th Indiana Infantries during the Civil War, lying about his age in order to fight. Lawton went on to serve in the Apache Wars, the Spanish-American War, and was the only U.S.

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Medium type: Bronze

Date created: 1906


2505 Conservatory Dr, Indianapolis, IN, 46203

Associated artists

Andrew O'Connor
Andrew O'Connor


  • Photo courtesy of Ken Norris


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