Tribute to Betty Foley

May 29th, 2015 Dear Friends, I trust most of you have heard that Betty Foley passed away early this morning, May 29th, 2015. She was an amazing lady and a good friend to many of us. I first met Betty …

What’s Up at The Mac?

Pops Series at Garfield Park….MacAllister Amphitheater Thursday, June 11, 2015 7:00 PM Philharmonic Orchestra of Indianapolis Thursday, June 18, 2015 7:00 PM Athenaeum Pops Orchestra Thursday, June 25, 2015 7:00 PM Greater Greenwood Community Band Wednesday, July 01, 2015 8:00 …

Summer Fun Facts

2015  Friends of Garfield Park SUMMER FUN FACTS CELEBRATE • HONOR • SUPPORT This summer Garfield Park has family fun for everyone. The Friends of Garfield Park supports the efforts of our Indy Parks team and is pleased to support …

Year-end Giving Letter FOGP

December 22, 2014         Dear Friends, On behalf of the Friends of Garfield Park, Inc., (FOGP) I would like to thank you for your support of our organization over the years. Since our founding in 1998, we have been committed …

Our Amazing Conservatory

Welcome to our amazing Conservatory! In 1908: The powers-that-be in Indianapolis, hired a gifted visionary, George Kessler, a German-born landscape architect with considerable engineering, and city planning ability as well. Kessler developed, what is known as, The Indianapolis Parks and …

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The Statue of Major General Henry W. Lawton

Annie here,Coming to you from The Garfield Alive Welcome Center Celebrating ~FUN WITH LEARNING GrowingDifference-makers in the Park  Join Us! Difference-makers: Young and old—Past Present Future Stay connected—GarfieldParkIndy.org We are moving forward with our InfoGram project and eager to roll …

James Garfield

James A. Garfield, A Difference Maker

Annie here, Coming to you from TheGarfield Alive Welcome Center Celebrating ~FUN WITH LEARNING Growing Difference-makers in the Park Come see. Difference-makers come in all sizes! Stay connected— GarfieldParkIndy.org Pssst! Digital-DirectTours at Your Finger Tips! We are developing a simple …

Grove of Remembrance

I love walking in the Park. I find each visit is different…and I like that. Today I stopped near the Grove of Remembrance. I just stood there. Minutes went by. I began imagining how it was…back then, 1918. The War …

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Happy Autumn!

Hello, friends…   Happy Autumn! The Park will soon be dressed for the occasion. I can’t wait! I’m so fortunate to live across the street from Garfield Park. I love Fall, and the Park is the best place to celebrate and …

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Veterans Day Tribute “Over There”

Hello to all our Veterans! Thank you for your service, your dedication, and courage. On this Veterans Day, I’d like to tell you the story behind one of the most famous—if not the most famous song of World War l. …