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Soldiers and Sailors Monument named National Historic Landmark

By Alexa Freeman TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – As Derek Slagle explored the Indiana Soldiers and Sailor Monument this week, he was undeterred by the cold temperatures as he snapped photographs. “The whole city revolves around it,” Slagle said, marveling at the structure that dominates the Indianapolis landscape. The monument has been the center of Indianapolis since […]

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Tour guide brings life to Statehouse history

By Sarah Ramon TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – A quiet group of high school volleyball players took in their surroundings as their tour guide, Jim Johnson, introduced a few facts about the historic Indiana Statehouse.   “There’s a lot of weddings here,” Johnson, 72, said. “Did you know you could get married here at the Statehouse?”  A […]