Indiana State

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Indiana State Flag

The Indiana state flag is a blue flag with a yellow torch in the middle. It has a bunch of yellow stars around it. It has a line above the torch and it has a star above the line. Above the star in the middle it says Indiana

Indiana State Bird

The Indiana state bird is the cardinal. It is a red bird that makes a bunch of different calls to others to comunnicate. They stay with others to stay safe. Males are bright red, so they can attract females. They females are a dull red so they can hide while they are sitting on the nest.
Northern Cardinal Calling - 4 different calls

Indiana License Plate

This is an image of the most common license plate that they use in Indiana. They would have the name of the state on the top and sometimes a picture in the background with some wierd numbers and letters in the middle of it. Underneath it, it says In God We Trust.

Indiana State Song

The Indiana song is called On The Banks Of The Wabash. The picture that it has is a beautiful sight to see and you can visit it over the weekends. You can also visit in the summer when there is no school. When you listen to the song you can imagine what it would be like to be there and see the beauty of the river.
"On the Banks of the Wabash, Far Away" by Paul Dresser

Indiana State Flower

The Indiana state flower is called the Peony. The Peony looks big, but it is actually pretty small. It looks big because it has layers and layers of petals. The way they bloom when they start with the blossom is they have a wax coating on it and then ants climb on them. The ants eat off the coating and then the flower can bloom. The peony comes in different colors like, yellow pink, white, black, orange, purple, and maroon. These beautiful flowers are a one in a millon beatuiful.
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Indiana State Nickname

The Indiana nickname is the Hoosier State. It is named the Hoosier State because,
  • On January 1, 1833, the Indianapolis Journal used John Finley's poem, "The Hoosier's Nest" as their "Carriers' Address". Indiana may have been referred to as "The Hoosier State" since the early 1830s. There are many explanations for this nickname, some of them quite illogical and humorous and others believable.

Indiana State Tree

The indiana state tree is a nice tree. It is called Lirioden Tulipfera or in other words, Tulip Tree. Lirioden Tuilpfera is the scientific name for tulip tree. When a tulip tree sprouts it has a small bit of color, but when it blooms it is bright and beautiful.
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Capitol Plaza, Indianapolis

The Indiana Statehouse is the state building of the U.S. state of Indiana. Housing the Indiana General Assembly, the office of the Governer of Indiana. The Supreme Court of Indiana. The capitol of Indiana is Indianapolis. The capitol building is made of the Indiana state raock which is Limestone.
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indiana War Memorial Monument

After World War 1 Indiana decided to build a monument to the Hoosiers who gave their lives and to all the men and women who served during the great war. The Indiana War Memorial Plaza Historic District contains 2 museums, 3 parks and 24 acres of monuments, statues, sculptures and fountains.

Solider and Sailors Monument.

The Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument commemorates the American Civil War; it consists of a 125' column surrounded at its base by a Memorial Room The Soldiers and Sailors' Monument has not been renovated since 1960. Hundreds are expected to gather on Memorial Day. Credit Bryan.

Angel Mounds State Historic Site

Indiana University has continued archaeological research there since 1945. Located on the banks of the Ohio river in southwest, Indiana, Angle Mounds State Historic site is one of the best-preseved pre-contact Native American sites. It is southwest Indiana's best kept secret. It was purchased in 1938.
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Conner Prairie

Conner Prairie is constantly making new ways to engage guests of all ages in informal learning by sharing storys about Indiana through hands-on. It holds a modern museum center and over 1400 acres of land. Conner Prairie is an interactive society. They say that Conner Prairie is a Living Historic Museum.

Indiana State Rock

The Indiana state rock is limestone. It dosen't look very beautiful or colorful, but it is very strong. It is strong enought to build a building. The capitol building is made of limestone. It can come in blue and red and gray, but that is really it. Some floors of peoples houses have limestone either underneith or the floor is made of it completely.

Indiana Rifle

In March 2012, Indiana adopted the Grouseland rifle as its state firearm. This rifle is kept at Grouseland, the home of President William Henry Harrison. Mar 9, 2012 - "This rifle and its maker are both integral parts of Indiana history, and as such, the rifle is worthy of its designation as the Indiana State Rifle,