Indiana Turns 190 Years Old

12-11-06

Looking for a reason to celebrate? Today is the 190th birthday of the state of Indiana.

A statehood day celebration was held today at the Statehouse in Indianapolis.

Gov. Daniels and other state officials were there, along with a fourth grader who won an essay contest on What Indiana Means to Me.

President James Madison signed a congressional resolution making Indiana the 19th state in the union on December 11, 1816.


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