Created By: Indiana War Memorials
The Benjamin Harrison statue honors the Indianapolis resident who became the 23rd President of the United States (1889-1893). Prior to his presidency, Harrison commanded the 70th Indiana Volunteer Infantry Regiment and was promoted to the rank of Brigadier General during the American Civil War. He then served as U.S. Senator from Indiana before being elected President. The statue is bronze and the remaining portions are limestone. The plaza and bench were designed by Henry Bacon, and the statue by Charles Niehaus. It was unveiled in 1908.
This point of interest is part of the tour: Indiana War Memorials