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Soldiers’ & Sailors’ Monument and Col. Eli Lilly Civil War Museum

Located at the center of Indianapolis on Monument Circle, this 284-foot limestone monument (22 feet shorter than the Statue of Liberty) was dedicated in 1902 and stands as a tribute to the valor of Indiana’s soldiers and sailors who served in the Civil and Spanish American Wars.

An observation tower, accessible by an elevator or 32 flights of stairs, provides a panoramic view of the downtown skyline. A museum honoring the sacrifices made by Indiana citizens who lived, fought and died during the Civil War is also located there. The Col. Eli Lilly Civil War Museum is in the lower level of the Soldiers and Sailors’ Monument.

Artifacts, letters and personal diaries written by Hoosiers during the war are the foundation for the exhibits.

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