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Veteran's Day Celebration

  • Shelby County Public Library - Carnegie East Wing 33 West Broadway Street Shelbyville, IN, 46176 United States (map)

The library’s Genealogy History Department invites you to our Veteran’s Day Celebration!

(Free Event/No reservations necessary to attend)

In the library’s community plaza:

  • 10:00am:
    *Color Guard by Boy Scout Troop #248

    *Twenty-one Gun Salute by the American Legion

    *Doug Warneke, from the USO, talks about supporting our troops

  • 1:00pm: Children’s Choir

  • 2:00pm: Trent Moss and the Fairland Ramblers

  • 3:00pm: East Street Singers from Waldron High School

  • 4:00pm: Taps Played

  • 10am-4pm: WWII Jeep for photo opp.

In the Genealogy & History Department:

Dixon Family Military Display (Unveiling 11:00am): The unveiling of four Generations of the Dixon Family Military Display will happen at 11am. This has been loaned to the library by the Dixon/Crafton Family. The collection includes uniforms, pictures, and more from as far back as the Civil War.

WWII Reenactors: A base camp will be set up in the foyer of the Carnegie East Wing.

All November: In our gallery, we will be honoring our veterans for their service. Check out the pictures of those who served. If you are a veteran or know someone who is, please bring pictures into the Genealogy and History Department and let us honor you this Veteran’s Day! We will copy the pictures and give them right back. At the end of the month, you can have the copies that we have made for you or we will add them to our family files.

Light Refreshments will be served in the Indiana Room.

Lunch by the SW FFA: Pulled Pork Sandwiches, Chips, Baked Beans, Baked Apples, & Drink — All for $5.00!

If the weather is bad, the Color Guard, guest speaker and music will be inside at the main library. The 21 gun salute will take place in the plaza. Food and booths will be inside at the library’s annex, the Carnegie East Wing - Room A and Indiana Room. WWII Reenactors will be in the foyer of the Carnegie East Wing. Jeep will not be present if it is raining.

Questions: Donna Dennison, Genealogy Department Head, at (317) 398-8144 or

This department is located in the library's annex, the Carnegie East Wing. 



Earlier Event: November 9
Teen Book Discussion Group
Later Event: November 10
Dungeons and Dragons