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IDOA > Statehouse Tour Office > The Statehouse Story > Great Hoosiers in Sculpture Great Hoosiers in Sculpture

State capitol buildings are unique places that house the past, present and future. The successes and failures of the people that have walked the halls through the years can sometimes be forgotten, but they played an integral part in who we are today as a state and society.

Click on the links below to read through the stories behind the people immortalized in the art standing in the Indiana State House. If you're touring the state house, use the Location Map to help you locate the busts.

Otis R. Bowen

Otis R. Bowen

Julia Carson

Julia Carson



George Rogers Clark

George Rogers
Clark

William H. English

William H. English

Calvin Fletcher

Calvin Fletcher

Benjamin Harrison 

Benjamin Harrison

James Hinton

James Hinton

Indiana Statue 

Indiana

Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln

Sherman Minton

Sherman Minton

Stephen Neal

Stephen Neal

Frank L. O'Bannon

Frank L. O'Bannon

Robert D. Orr

Robert D. Orr

Richard Owen 

Richard Owen

Henry Schricker  

Henry F. Schricker


Daniel Wolsey Voorhees

Daniel Wolsey
Voorhees

George Washington

George Washington

Matthew Welch  

Matthew E. Welch

Edgar D. Whitcomb

Edgar D. Whitcomb


Ashbel Parsons Willard

Ashbel Parsons
Willard


Thanks to Samantha Norling, who while serving as an intern with the Statehouse Tour Office for her graduate work in the Public History Department at IUPUI, did the research and compilation of information on Indiana's historic Rotunda sculptures.