|Artist||Joyce & Diener|
|Type||Marble & Granite|
|Dimensions||210 cm × 51 cm × 51 cm (84 in × 20 in × 20 in); 18 ft (5.5 m) column|
|Location||Indianapolis, Indiana, United States|
|Owner||Crown Hill National Cemetery|
The Hildebrand Monument is a public artwork fabricated by Joyce & Diener and located at Crown Hill National Cemetery in Indianapolis, Indiana. The monument marks the graves of Henry W. Hildebrand and his three children, William H., Louisa E., and George H. Hildebrand. It features an eighteen-foot column mounted on a rectangular base made of granite with a cornice that is peaked and a tiered bottom section. On top of the cornice is a full-sized statue of Henry W. Hildebrand (c. 1836-1876) wearing a frockcoat. In his left hand is an anchor and his right hand is upraised in the air. Behind him is a tree stump.
The front of the base proper left has fabrication stamp:
- JOYCE & DIENER
- 212 W. WASH.St.
The lower front of the base displays in raised lettering: HILDEBRAND.
Inscribed on the rear of the base is:
- WILLIAM H.
- JULY 25, 1860.
- SEPT. 3. 1860
- LOUISA E.
- OCT. 21, 1861.
- DIED NOV. 9. 1861.
- GEORGE H.
- BORN NOV. (illegible) 1865.
- DIED (illegible) 1866.
The east side of the base states:
- HENRY W.
- FEB. 9. 1836
- AUG. 15. 1876.
There is also an unsigned Founder's mark.
- "Burial Locator". Crown Hill Cemetery. Retrieved 22 April 2013.
- Greiff, Glory-June (2005). Remembrance, Faith & Fancy: Outdoor Public Sculpture in Indiana. Indianapolis: Indiana Historical Society Press. p. 180. ISBN 0-87195-180-0.
- Save Outdoor Sculpture, Indiana Survey (1994). "Hildebrand Monument (sculpture)". SIRIS. Smithsonian Institution. Retrieved 26 April 2010.
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