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Veterans Memorial Obelisk

Collection: State of Indiana
Veterans Memorial Obelisk


Veteran’s Memorial Plaza, once known as Obelisk Square, is located immediately north of the Indiana War Memorial. The Obelisk and Fountain rise from the center of the plaza, while flagpoles bearing the flags of each of the 50 United States stand on the east and west sides. Completed in 1930, the park was originally a broad concrete square, but was converted into a landscaped park with trees in 1976 as part of the celebration of America’s Bicentennial. In 2004, the park was again reconfigured to

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Medium type: Bronze; Granite; Stone/Marble; Terrazzo

Date created: 1930

Dimensions: 100 ft. high


Indianapolis, IN, 46204

Associated artists

Henry Hering
Henry Hering


  • Image from Indiana War Memorials Foundation