|Before I tell you about this trip, let me tell you a story. Early summer 2023, I receive an email from an unknown name and place but it made it through some pretty tight spam filters so I know it is legit. The subject line was “Your name was given to me by” … I could not see by whom as the line had used all of its character space. I took a chance and opened the email on what has been an amazing eye opener to something I had no clue was even in existence. It seems that Indiana Department of Tourism had told them that we had travelers who loved amazing experiences. After many emails, I made my way to the Columbia Club to meet with them and enjoy lunch. Not only was I amazed by the history of this collection, I was astounded by the beauty of the Columbia Club. It was as if I was transported back to a time of elegance and grandeur. I am so excited that after many meetings and emails, we will be the first travel group to enjoy this combined experience with the Columbia Club, Indiana Historical Society and The Remnant Trust. - Annette
The Remnant Trust is a Public Educational Foundation and is founded to preserve and share the growing collection that focuses on individual liberty and human dignity. The Trust is a public educational Foundation that shares an actively growing collection of manuscripts, 1st edition, and early works dealing with the topics of individual liberty and human dignity, with some pieces dating as early as 2500 BCE. The collection is available to colleges, universities, professional, civic, and other organizations for use by students, faculty, scholars, and the general public. The growing collection of manuscripts, 1st edition, and early works now encompasses close to 1600 artifacts. Following along a timeline of liberty and dignity, the collection is comprised of some of the greatest works of man that focus on the proper function of government, responsibility of citizenship, and how we live together in society. (If there is a specific book or subject you are interested in, please tell us at time of reservation and we will compile a list of our interests for them.)
We start our day in the beautiful Columbia Club located in Monument Circle, where a small part of the collection is housed. After time to touch and experience this exhibit we will enjoy a deluxe buffet lunch at the Columbia Club. Their chefs have put together an outstanding selection to include four entrees and two desserts along with an array of salads and sides. After time to enjoy our lunch and see the beauty of this historic building, we will make our way to the Indiana Historical Society where we will see the largest part of the collection.
Because of the locations of the day it is required that we dress accordingly. Dress pants or capris. Collared shirts or dressy tops. A sweater incase air conditioning is too cool for your personal taste. NOT allowed: shorts, jeans, graphic t-shirts, flip flops, and/or hats/caps.