Help Us Build Downtown Hammond's History!


Community members can own a piece of Hammond history by purchasing a brick or bench that will be installed in Railroad Park.

These make great gifts! They can also be used to honor a special person or cause.

Don't miss your chance to etch your name into Downtown Hammond history!


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Reserve your brick HERE!

Missed your chance in 2021 to buy a brick for Railroad Park? No fear - you've got another opportunity!

We are currently collecting CONTACT information for those interested in reserving bricks.

A few things to note when placing your reservation:

  • DDD bulk ordering is dependent on demand.
  • A price per brick is not available at this time.
  • We CANNOT guarantee an install date.

Information about the bricks:

  • Be a part of Hammond's history!
  • Your message will be engraved on a 4x8 red clay brick
  • Text and logo bricks will be available
  • Bricks are 3 lines of 18 characters (spaces & punctuation count as characters)

Once you complete this form above, you're on the reservation list! You will receive more detailed form to complete your brick message and payment information in Fall/ Winter 2022.

Here are some examples of what your brick could look like ↓

These bricks will be installed in Downtown Hammond's newest public space, Railroad Park. To learn more about the Railroad Park Project, click here.

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Leave a lasting message Downtown by dedicating a park bench in the brand new Railroad Park at 2 W. Thomas Street! Benches will be placed throughout Railroad park along the sidewalk on Railroad Avenue or along the green fence next to the railroad tracks.

We are currently collecting CONTACT information for those interested in reserving bricks.

Only 7 benches are left! Reserve yours today!

Things you need to know:

  • Plaque with your message will be attached to the bench.
  • Purchase includes bench, plaque, personalization, shipping, & installation.
  • Each bench will cost between $3,000 - $4,000. You will receive a firm price before you have to commit to ordering.
  • Text on plaque should be no more than 3 lines. Character limit is still TBD. The DDD will contact you if your plaque message is too long.
  • Once the form is complete the DDD will send you an invoice via email.