Did you Know? Indiana's Madame C.J. Walker, became one of the first woman millionaires in the U.S.. She amassed a fortune after starting to sell her cosmetics door-to-door.
Did you Know? As of May 2013, there are over 553,000 Bicentennial License plates on the road in Indiana.
Did you Know? Ft. Wayne, Indiana's 2nd Largest city, had its beginnings in 1794, after the Battle of Fallen Timbers, when General "Mad Anthony" Wayne built Ft. Wayne on the site of a Miami Indian village.
Did you Know? The first successful goldfish farm in the United States was opened in Martinsville in 1899.
Did you Know? "Back Home Again In Indiana" was composed by Ballard MacDonald and James F. Hanley and first published in 1917. The composers’ inspiration was “On the Banks of the Wabash, Far Away,” the official State Song.
Did you Know? Ft. Wayne, Indiana's 2nd Largest city, had its beginnings in 1794, after the Battle of Fallen Timbers, when General "Mad Anthony" Wayne built Ft. Wayne on the site of a Miami Indian village.

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Indiana's 2016 Bicentennial celebration aims to honor our state’s 200 years of history, but do so in a modern way that engages all 6.5 million Hoosiers and leaves a lasting legacy for future generations.

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Today's @Indiana2016 travels? Jackson and Washington counties! #roadtrippin
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Bicentennial wrap-up

Princeton Daily Clarion     Wednesday, April 2, 2014 As Warrick County wraps up our bicentennial celebrations, Indiana is gearing up to celebrate 200 years as a state in 2016. We have come a long way since 1816 when Indiana became the 19th state to join the union. The... READ MORE

Union, Wayne counties might tag-team state's bicentennial

Mar. 21, 2014   Palladium-Item Wayne and Union counties might work together on local events to celebrate Indiana’s 200th birthday. Indiana’s Bicentennial celebration is almost two years away, but the state’s Bicentennial Commission is encouraging communities to... READ MORE

Governor & First Lady Pence Share Their “Hoosier Insights”

  March 17, 2014 - Indianapolis, IN – Today, the Indiana Bicentennial Commission officially launched a new section of their website aimed at engaging Hoosiers across the world. ‘Hoosier Insights’  is an online platform from which Hoosiers can share what they love... READ MORE

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