Indiana has a lot of history and quite a few historical landmarks scattered throughout the state, but which landmark was named the most historic?

When you think of historical landmarks in Indiana, what comes to mind first? For me, living in southern Indiana, Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial, West Baden Springs Hotel, and Angel Mounds are the first to come to mind. Some of these landmarks are more historically significant than others, but recently one was named the most historic landmark in the state of Indiana.

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Recently, Reader's Digest listed the most historical landmark in each state. These landmarks range from Revolutionary War battlefields to famous presidential homes. Scattered throughout are several monuments, prisons, and even a high school. When it comes to what Reader's Digest named the most historical landmark in Indiana, it can be found in the heart of the state, Indianapolis.

The Most Historical Landmark in Indiana

If you have ever been to downtown Indianapolis, you have surely seen the most historical landmark in Indiana. It's one of the most recognizable features of Indianapolis. If you haven't guessed by now, it's the Soldiers & Sailors Monument.

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Here's what Reader's Digest says about Indiana's most historical landmark:

You can skip the gym after you climb the 331 steps to the top of the Soldiers and Sailors Monument in the heart of downtown Indianapolis. The 285-foot tall limestone structure, topped with a statue of Victory herself, was built to honor all of the Indiana soldiers who fought in the Revolutionary War, the War of 1812, the Civil War, the Spanish-American War, and more.

You can find out which landmarks were named the most historic in each state by clicking here.

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