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.
Did you Know? More than 100 species of trees are native to Indiana. Before the pioneer's arrive more than 80% of Indiana was covered with forest. Now only 17% of the state is considered forested.
Did you Know? Indiana became the 19th state on Dec. 11, 1816, when President James Madison signed the congressional resolution admitting Indiana to the Union.
Did you Know? Indiana produces more than 20 percent of the United States’ popcorn supply. In a typical year, almost half of all cropland in Indiana is planted in corn.
Did you Know? Indiana was part of the huge Northwest Territory, which included present day Ohio, Indiana, Illinois and Wisconsin, which were ceded to the United States by the British at the end of the Revolutionary war.
Did you Know? Mount Baldy, the largest of the Indiana sand dunes, is a living dune that moves away from shore a few feet each year.

Endorsement Application

1816-2016

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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"The Blue and Gray Ball"
November 8 -
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Lafayette Country Club
"The Blue and Gray Ball"
November 8 -
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Lafayette Country Club
The Blue and Gray Ball
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6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Lafayette Country Club
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Indiana Bicentennial Commission Board Meeting
November 14 -
9:30 am - 11:30 am
Vincennes University - Student Union Building
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Bicentennial Brown Bag Lunch & Discussion
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11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Historic Madision - Grogan Hall, St. Michaels the Archangel
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Christmas of Yesteryear
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Hope Town Square
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FREE African Studies Association K-12 Teacher Workshop
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JW Marriott Hotel - Grand Ballroom 10
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IBCLegacyProject

Indiana Bicentennial Commission Legacy Projectsts

Help to Celebrate History – Ignite the Future

Indiana’s official 200th birthday is December 11, 2016, but the entire state will commemorate the bicentennial in the years leading up to and during 2016 and into the future.

The Indiana Bicentennial Commission wants to network collaborative projects and programs all across Indiana. To help promote these local, county, regional and state-wide initiatives — the Commission is providing a way to become officially endorsed as an Indiana Bicentennial Commission Legacy Project.

APPLY HERE: Application for Endorsement of a Bicentennial Legacy Project Form SF55624 (R/9-14)

To be considered for endorsement by the 2016 Indiana Bicentennial Commission, the applicant must demonstrate to the Commission’s satisfaction that the proposed project meets the required criteria and at least one of the recommended goals or characteristics. Priority will be given to projects that meet multiple goals.

Exclusion Clause

Please note that the Indiana Bicentennial Commission will not consider endorsing the following:

  • Individuals (i.e., candidates for public office)
  • For-profit ventures (The Indiana Bicentennial Commission may consider entering into a licensing, program or partnership or sponsorship agreement for use of the Bicentennial logo.  Please contact the Indiana Bicentennial Commission office for more information).
  • Political organizations

Below, read about the benefits of endorsement. Thank you for your interest in becoming an endorsed Legacy Project or Program of the 2016 Indiana Bicentennial Commission!

Benefits of Endorsement
2016 Indiana Bicentennial Commission endorsed projects and programs receive:

  • Listing on the 2016 Indiana Bicentennial website, Indiana2016.org
  • Permission to use the official 2016 Indiana Bicentennial logo, in accordance with the established logo guidelines, on Indiana Bicentennial related promotional materialsBicentennial_Logo_Color
  • Letter of endorsement from the 2016 Indiana Bicentennial Commission

To find out endorsement requirements and process, please access the Indiana Bicentennial Commission’s Application for Endorsement form here:

Learn more about Bicentennial Legacy Projects and Bicentennial Signature Projects. Applications for Endorsement will be reviewed according to the schedule below.

Deadlines to submit Applications for Endorsement are as follows:

September 30, 2014
October 30, 2014
December 31, 2014
January 31, 2015
March 31, 2015
May 15, 2015
June 30, 2015
August 30, 2015
October 15, 2015
December 15, 2015
January 31, 2016
March 15, 2016
April 30, 2016
June 15, 2016
Additional 2016-2017 deadlines will be posted at a later date.

Questions can be directed to endorsements@indiana2016.in.gov or call 317-234-8686.

Indiana Bicentennial Commission, Endorsement Committee, 140 N. Senate Ave, Room 410, Indianapolis, IN 46204

Indiana Bicentennial 2016.
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