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USS Indianapolis Memorial

692 Ellsworth St, On the Canal, Indianapolis, IN 46202-6132
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A solemn memorial to the men of the U.S.S. Indianapolis

We came across the U.S.S. Indianapolis Memorial almost by accident, but when we found ourselves... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Allen21096
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Chicago, Illinois
Know your history

Knowing the story of the USS Indianapolis and the role it played in ending WWII, it is gratifying... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
AteTooMuchAgain
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Zionsville, Indiana
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  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
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692 Ellsworth St, On the Canal, Indianapolis, IN 46202-6132
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We came across the U.S.S. Indianapolis Memorial almost by accident, but when we found ourselves nearby, we decided to stop and visit it. The memorial serves as a reminder of the important job that the U.S.S. Indianapolis did to help end the war, by delivering...More

Thank Allen21096
Reviewed 1 week ago

Knowing the story of the USS Indianapolis and the role it played in ending WWII, it is gratifying to see the monument first built and second placed in beautiful location. As an aside, I have on more than one occasion stood outside the Masonic Temple...More

Thank AteTooMuchAgain
Reviewed 7 September 2017

I am familiar with the USS Indianapolis story. This is a great place to take visitors to learn what happened and give thanks to our vets. A wonderful tribute a "must visit" experience.

Thank hikerr
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Our family walked the canal and this beautiful site was at the end of it. It is very clean and family friendly.

Thank Kim S
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

This beautifully touching memorial is situated by a canal and walkway. It is so peaceful. A wonderful tribute to the hundreds of soldiers that gave their lives in such a tragic way so that we can have freedom. Thank you all from the bottom of...More

Thank L K
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Right on the canal walkway is a moving memorial to those who died on the USS Indianapolis. Stop, say a prayer, thank God and kiss your wife and kids when you get home. RIP.

1  Thank Mike N
Reviewed 22 June 2017

This is a solemn location that is in the heart of Indianapolis. The story of the USS Indianapolis is one of extreme heroism. Very beautiful area of Indianapolis.

Thank Ebazinam
Reviewed 31 May 2017

this is hard to find if you aren't a local but I think worth seeing. it is located along the canal walk so you might enjoy an hour or so walking along the canal and see this along the way. it is a tribute to...More

2  Thank hjr9
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Very nice memorial to honor the terrible disaster at sea. It is a history tied to the city and due respect has been paid.

1  Thank 688dougs
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Great history, good for all ages. We enjoyed the walk and the peace of the atmosphere. Beautiful area of Indianapolis.

Thank rmelton1967
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