Background: Indiana State Capitol

Discovering and Moving to Indiana

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History, Geography, Homes, and State Resources of Indiana

The Hoosier State developed with a rich mixture of sports, business, industry, education along with truly American landscapes. From the historic Madison, IN main street, with its flawlessly maintained storefronts from the turn-of-the-century, to the latest in technology at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, here is a state with a well preserved history while it has reinvented itself to continue earning its "Crossroads of America". nickname

There are numerous blooming shrubs, trees and weeds in this Hoosier State, therefore if you have allergies or hay fever, be sure to check out the pollen count along with taking appropriate measures to safeguard your health.

First explored for France by Robert Cavelier, Sieur de la Salle, in 16791680, the region figured importantly in the Franco-British struggle for North America that culminated with British victory in 1763. George Rogers Clark led American forces against the British in the area during the Revolutionary War and, prior to becoming a state, Indiana was the scene of frequent Indian uprisings until the victories of Gen. Anthony Wayne at Fallen Timbers in 1794 and Gen. William Henry Harrison at Tippecanoe in 1811.

During the 19th century, Indiana was the site of several experimental communities, including those established by George Rapp and Robert Owen at New Harmony.


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