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Veterans Memorial Park

Veteran's Park honors area veterans for their service to their country. The Park is located in the Whitewater Gorge and can be accessed via automobile via the Johnson Street entrance or via foot over the pedestrian suspension bridge on Sim Hodgin Parkway or via the Whitewater Gorge walking/bike trail.

The site features nicely landscaped memorials to veterans of all wars, picnic facilities, the tanks that used to set on the courthouse lawn and plenty of green space for personal reflection as well as outdoor activities.

Veterans Memorial Park Sign Ceremony in Veteran's Park War Memorial
Civiil War Memorial - Veterans Memorial Park Two Tanks in Veterans Memorial Park

The Memorial Park Committee helps to maintain the park and works to expand the memorials. Donations are appreciated and can be sent to:

     Wayne County Veterans Memorial Park
     P.O. Box 2401
     Richmond, Indiana  47375


Veteran's Memorial Park in a larger map

Veteran's Memorial Park is part of the larger Whitewater Gorge Park which is managed by the Richmond Parks and Recreations Department.

Material from the Whitewater Park Trail Guide distributed by the Richmond Parks and Recreations department.


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John M. Westcott started the Hoosier Drill Company in Milton, Indiana in 1858. The company grew and expanded into Richmond and eventually became part of the American Seeding Machine Company, which, in turn, became part of the International Harvester Company.