Heritage Keeper Award 

The Heritage Keeper Award is the highest honor bestowed by the Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites. This award, given at the annual Tribute event, recognizes Indiana’s greatest ambassadors for their embodiment of the Hoosier Spirit in their achievements, leadership and service to the State of Indiana. 

Proceeds will help the Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites develop high-quality exhibitions and dynamic programming for visitors and school children across the state of Indiana. 

For more information about sponsorship opportunities, please contact Nathan Dynak

Former Honorees:

2017 - John and Sarah Lechleiter
2016 - Former Governors of Indiana, Evan Bayh, Joe Kernan, Mitch Daniels and Mike Pence
2015 - Former First Lady of Indiana, Judy O'Bannon
2014 - Rabbi Sandy Sasso
2013 - Senator Richard Lugar
2012 - Earl Goode
2011 - The Hulman-George family