Indiana State Museum asks Hoosiers to send photos for special Veterans Day exhibit

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – The Indiana State Museum wants to honor veterans and active military personnel with a special Veterans Day exhibit.

Hoosiers are invited to submit photos of themselves, friends and family members who have served or are currently serving in any branch of the military. The photos will be printed and posted on a mural at the museum. They can also be viewed through the Indiana State Museum’s Facebook page.

The “Heroes from the Heartland” exhibit will run from Nov. 1 through Veterans Day (Nov. 11).

Those interested in submitting pictures should do so by Oct. 21. The museum asks you to email photos to Be sure to include the following information:

  • Name
  • Date of Service
  • Military Division
  • Hometown
  • Nominator’s Name

You’re also welcome to share special stories about your submission, such as the location of the photo and what makes it particularly memorable. Photos should be between 150 and 300 dpi (dots per inch), museum officials said.

Admission to the museum, located at 650 W. Washington Street in Indianapolis, is free for active military members and veterans with identification. Their families can get discounted admission.

The museum is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 11 a.m. through 5 p.m. on Sunday.

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