Indiana was the 19th state to join the union. It became a state on December 11, 1816.
Capital - Indianapolis
Abbreviation - IN
Nickname - Hoosier State
Motto - "The Crossroads of America"
Song - "On the Banks of the Wabash, Far Away,"
Bird - Cardinal
Flower - Peony
Area - approximately 36,420 square miles
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From TeachersFirst. A comprehensive resource on Indiana
Mr. Donn has been online for as long as I can remember and he has one of the largest collections of social studies resources available. This is his collection of Indiana resources.
From the Library of Congress. Games and stories of America's past.
Facts & Trivia about Indiana
Unique tourist attractions and landmarks in Indiana
Loads of fun facts, photos, and travel information about Indiana.