|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, but do so in a modern way that engages all 6.5 million Hoosiers and leaves a lasting legacy for future generations.
WHAT are Hoosier Insights?
Insights of fellow Hoosiers – from published authors to 4th grade winners of the Annual Statehood Day Essay Contest to Governor and First Lady Pence — Hoosiers across the state share what makes them genuinely proud of our state.
Governor and First Lady Pence:
Q: What are two favorite Indiana sites that are “must see – visit”?
A. ”Bartholomew County is home to a beautifully renovated ice cream parlor called Zaharakos. It’s one of our family’s favorite spots to stop and grab lunch or an ice cream soda and listen to the pipe organ play. And…
…In Marion County, we love the State Fairgrounds’ Pepsi Coliseum, the site of our first date. The Coliseum is being renovated and will host a variety of events besides ice skating like college basketball, equestrian events, and concerts.”