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Indiana Military Veteran Hall of Fame set to open Thursday

Indiana Military Veteran Hall of Fame set to open Thursday


OF FAME WILL CELEBRATE ITS GRAND OPENING. (KYLIE) THE GROUP BEHIND IT SAYS IT’S THE ONLY FREE STANDING MEMORIAL OF ITS KIND IN THE COUNTRY. 24 HOUR NEWS 8’S BRITTANY LEWIS IS GETTING A LOOK INSIDE BEFORE IT OPENS TODAY. (BRITTANY) THIS BUILDING IS JUST DOWN THE STREET FROM FORT HARRISON STATE PARK. IT’S BEEN UNDER CONSTRUCTION NOW FOR MORE THAN A YEAR… BUT LATER TODAY THERE WILL BE A RIBBON CUTTING TO CELEBRATE THE GRAND OPENING. INSIDE ARE A NUMBER OF ITEMS TO HONOR THE SERVICE MEN AND WOMEN WHO HAVE BEEN INDUCTED INTO THE INDIANA MILITARY VETERANS HALL OF FAME. 62 VETERANS HAVE BEEN INDUCTED SINCE THE INDIANA MILITARY VETERANS HALL OF FAME WAS CREATED IN 2013. THERE ARE STORIES ABOUT EACH OF THOSE PEOPLE… THEIR SACRIFICES AND CONTRIBUTIONS… ON FOUR DIFFERENT TOUCH SCREENS INSIDE THIS BUILDING. THE NATIONAL AMERICAN LEGION DONATED SOME ITEMS… SO DID THE INDIANA WAR MEMORIAL. INCLUDING UNIFORM PIECES AND ART. ((THE REASON WE DID IT IS SO THAT WE CAN CONTINUE TO HELP EDUCATE OTHERS IN THE SERVICE OF THAT HAS BEEN PROVIDED FOR OUR FREEDOMS AND WE HOPE THAT WE GET A LOT OF SCHOOL KIDS THROUGH THE FRONT DOOR AND COME IN AND LOOK AT THE VARIOUS ITEMS ON DISPLAY )) SOME OF THE INDIANA MILITARY VETERANS HALL OF FAME INDUCTEES ARE EXPECTED TO BE HERE AT TODAY’S GRAND OPENING CEREMONY THAT STARTS AT TWO. THIS BUILDING WILL BE OPEN FOR SELF-GUIDED TOURS, MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY FROM NINE TO FOUR. THE EXACT ADDRESS HERE IS 5360 HERBERT LORD ROAD, INDIANAPOLIS. WE’LL BE HEADING INSIDE LATER THIS MORNING ON DAYBREAK. SCOTT AND LAUREN. (SCOTT) –TIME CHECK– (KYLIE)


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