|Did you Know?||Many Mennonite and Amish live on the farmland of Northeastern Indiana. One of the United States largest Mennonite congregations is in Berne. Amish ordnung (rules) restrict such things as the driving of cars and the use electricity.|
Indiana's 2016 Bicentennial celebration aims to honor our state’s 200 years of history, and to do so in a modern way that engages all 6.5 million Hoosiers and leaves a lasting legacy for future generations.
A REPORT OF THE MOST RECENT IBC MEETING June 2015 | Ariana Smith The Indiana Bicentennial Commission held its most recent meeting on Friday, June 19, 2015 in the Indiana State Library Author’s room. 98 Legacy Project applications were received from 43 counties and 7... READ MORE
BUTLER STUDENT BOOK PROJECT June 2015 | Ariana Smith The Gifts of Indiana: A Tale of Three Birthdays and One Grand Adventure is an illustrated chapter book that highlights the impact 14 Hoosiers have had on Indiana, both in their day and the present. Alongside Anna and Bobby,... READ MORE
TWO HUNDRED YEARS: MAPPING INDIANA'S BICENTENNIAL Play a part in the creation of our Giant County Maps & County Timelines Interactive Project June 2015 | Kathy Lamb Kozenski The Mapping Indiana’s Bicentennial Project provides a year-and-a-half-long series of activities... READ MORE
In northern Indiana, Ken Kosky is doing a great job as our Porter County Coordinator for the 2016 Indiana Bicentennial! We were able to catch up with Ken and ask him a few questions about his Bicentennial experience. Q: Why are you passionate about being involved with... READ MORE