About the Garrison

The Official NDG Shield Logo featuring
our iconic scarred trooper helmet & crossbones:”Bucket & Bones”

Northern Darkness Garrison was founded on December 16th, 2012 and represents Northern Indiana in the 501st Legion. The Legion is a worldwide charitable organization that promotes interest in Star Wars and Star Wars costuming while giving back to the communities we live in through volunteering, fundraising and other charitable activities.

Northern Darkness Garrison’s mission is to support / promote charity and community through the love of Star Wars and the passion of costuming.

Northern Darkness Garrison geographically includes the Northernmost 22 counties of Indiana. These counties include: Lake, Newton, Porter, Jasper, LaPorte, Starke, Pulaski, Saint Joseph, Marshall, Fulton, Elkhart, Kosciusko, LaGrange, Steuben, Noble, Whitley, Huntington, Wells, Adams, Allen, DeKalb, & Wabash.

Darth Vader scolds Boba Fett during a photo opportunity at one of the many charity events. "No disintegrations" - Darth Vader
“No disintegrations” –  SL-8899 to BH-7552