Fort Benjamin Harrison was established as a military training center in June of 1904 in Lawrence Township of Marion County. During August of 1906, 3,000 Indiana National Guard troops from around the state arrived by trains and poured into the camp for training in mock battles and military maneuvers. Indiana Governor J. Frank Hanly and his staff spent time at the camp, meeting officers, eating lunch, and reviewing the troops. This view shows Hanly in the dark suit and National Guard and Army officers seated outside with the officer's tents in the background beneath a grove of trees.
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Fort Benjamin Harrison (Ind.)
Indiana. National Guard
Hanly, J. Frank (James Frank), 1863-1920
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