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Please join these events honoring all Hoosier Veterans who have served our country. So many men and women have stood up and offered their lives for the freedom of all. To our ancestors, family, friends, and neighbors, we owe our gratitude and utmost respect.

For them, we remember. For us, we learn and strive to understand that we too have the responsibility and the opportunity to serve our neighbors, our community, and our country – to preserve and promote the values that are most precious to human sanctity.

All events are at Hayswood Park.

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May 21, 2017

Memorial Trail Celebration


  • 1:30 pm Musical Prelude with bands from North Harrison, Lanesville, Corydon Central and South Central High Schools
  • 2:00 pm Welcome and Speakers: Military Colorguard & Ribbon Cutting for Memorial Trail of Valor
  • 4:00 pm Outdoor Concert by Veteran Matt Smith


May 21st-29th, 2017

Memorial Trail


The Memorial trail will open after the ribbon cutting. The trail includes 17 interpretive panels from Decoration Day through recognition of the armed forces and historic conflicts. Volunteers from local veterans groups will be on hand to welcome and assist visitors.

  • The book of names – detailing those Hoosiers who gave their lives in wars.
  • 50 large flags representing each of our United States and 3,720 flags (1:10) representing the 37,196 Hoosiers whose lives were given in combat in the last 155 years.


May 28th, 2017

Candlelight Memorial


Join us Sunday, May 28th, from 9 pm to 11 pm for a special, guided candlelight walk.



Cooperative Effort


The Memorial Trail of Valor will be held each year leading up to Memorial Day. This event is a cooperative effort of many in including:

  • Harrison County Indiana Prosecutor’s Office
  • Harrison County Parks
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