Splashin’ Safari

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Slashin’ Safari

Family fun is as big as an ocean at Splashin’ Safari, Indiana’s largest water park, featuring 2 gigantic wave pools, 2 action rivers, speed slides and Monsoon Lagoon.

Round Barns of Indiana

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Round Barns of Indiana

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Hoosier – Indiana

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Hoosier – Indiana

Hoosier – this term evolved over the years from indistinct beginnings.  One of the more popular theories is that pioneers would respond to a knock on their door with “Who’s Yere?”  Indianans, from this usage, came to be known as Hoosiers.

USA - Indiana - Barn Billboard

 

Barn Billboards – Indiana

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Indiana – The Hoosier State

USA - Indiana - Hoosier State

Indiana – The Hoosier State

The Hoosier State is one of great scenic beauty, intense industry, outstanding participant and spectator sports and a concerned, aware government at all levels.

Covered bridge — The State Capitol, Indianapolis
Indianapolis Auto Race — Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore

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The Grand Old Lady

The Grand Old Lady

“Located in Crown Point, Indiana was built in 1878.  The Lake County Historical Museum located on the second floor. Open May through October from 1:00 to 4:00 pm on Thursday, Friday and Saturday.”

This was originally the Lake County Courthouse – for more information about its new life of shops, restaurants and a museum, click here

Quilt Map of Indiana

Quilt Map of Indiana

“THE HOOSIER HERITAGE QUILT,  a collaboration between Indiana Department of Natural Resources and the Purdue University Cooperative Extension Service, features quilt blocks made by winners from each Indiana county, pieced together in ‘stained glass style’.  The official state quilt is a tribute to Hoosier pride and to the participants.”

Indiana Map

Indiana Map

Narrows Covered Bridge

Narrows Covered Bridge

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Rafts, tubes and canoes on Sugar Creek at the Narrows Covered Bridge

Covered Bridge 14-61-36 – see more here

The Narrows Covered Bridge crosses Sugar Creek at the eastern edge of Turkey Run State Park and is a single span Burr Arch Truss covered bridge structure that was built by Joseph A. Britton in 1882. The bridge is 141 feet long, 16.5 feet wide, and 12.5 feet high.

Corydon Capitol of Indiana

First State Capitol

Corydon Capitol State Historic Site

Corydon, Indiana

The first State Capitol (1816-1825) is situated in the center of Corydon’s National Historic District.  The historic district includes many of Indiana’s foremost landmarks.  Corydon was also the scene of Indiana’s only Civil War batter on July 9, 1863 during General John Hunt Morgan’s Great Raid through Indiana and Ohio.

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