|Did you Know?||A 10-ton block of limestone was laid as the cornerstone of the new Indiana State House on September 28, 1880. Speeches were given by Governor James “Bluejeans” Williams and former Governor Thomas Hendricks.|
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.
566 towns and cities have the opportunity to bring a bicentennial element to their local festivals and programs! 2016 is the ideal moment in history to showcase the best of Indiana heritage and Hoosier living. Be a part of Indiana history – get involved in your community today!
Across the state, Hoosiers are excited as the Bicentennial celebration builds momentum.
Check back here as festivals and other activities become endorsed Indiana Bicentennial projects and programs.
To learn more the Bicentennial Legacy Project Application for Endorsement click here.