President Benjamin Harrison – Wreath Laying

Crown Hill Cemetery(Indianapolis – 17 August 2013) President Benjamin Harrison was remembered at Crown Hill Cemetery. The annual White House-directed ceremony recognizes the birth and achievements of President Harrison, the only president from Indiana. Indiana Society President William Sharp spoke on “The Attribute of a Patriot” at the grave site wreath laying. Harrison was a founder of the Sons of the American Revolution. His wife, Caroline Scott Harrison served as the first regent of the Daughters of the American Revolution. served with the Union Army during the Civil War. Among other accomplishments during his tenure, President Harrison was the first to order the flag flown above the White House and other government buildings. He also urged that flags be displayed in public schools.

President Sharp’s 2012 Address