Word Updated - July 2017

Picture of Continents, U.S.A. & Indiana

INDIANA FROM A-Z


The Crossroads of America

Facts about Indiana for each letter of the alphabet.
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A IS FOR AGRICULTURE, AMISH, & ARCHAEOLOGY

B IS FOR BEACHES, BIRDS, BRIDGES, & BYWAYS C IS FOR CAPITAL, COMMUNICATIONS, & COUNTIES D IS FOR DAMS, & DINOSAURS, E IS FOR EARTHQUAKES, EDUCATION, & EVENTS F IS FOR FISH, FLAG, FOOD & FORTS G IS FOR GEOLOGY, GHOST TOWNS, & GLOBAL POSITION H IS FOR HISTORIC SITES & HISTORY I IS FOR INDUSTRIES, INSECTS, & ISLANDS J IS FOR JAZZ, JELLYSTONE PARK, & JUDICIAL K IS FOR KARST & KIDS L IS FOR LAKES & LIBRARIES M IS FOR MILITARY, MINERALS, & MUSEUMS N IS FOR NAME & NATIVE AMERICAN O IS FOR OBSERVATORIES, OLD WEST, & OLYMPICS P IS FOR PARKS & PEOPLE Q IS FOR QUARTER, QUILTING, & QUIZ R IS FOR REGIONS, REPTILES, & RIVERS S IS FOR SPORTS & STATE SEAL T IS FOR TARTAN, TRANSPORTATION, & TREES U IS FOR UNIVERSITIES & USS INDIANA picture of cap & diploma Indiana has many UNIVERSITIES and colleges. Religious groups founded some of the earliest universities and colleges including Hanover College the oldest private college in the state. Purdue University is called The Cradle of the Astronauts because many alumni have been chosen for space flight. The Elliot Hall of Music Building at Purdue contains the largest theater in the country. Indiana University has 8 campuses. The Art Museum at the University is world famous. The University also has the largest university-based Archives of Traditional Music in the country and a Center for the Integrative Study of Animal Behavior.

Picture of USS Indiana Several USS Navy ships have been named USS Indiana. The USS Indiana BB-01 saw service in the Spanish-American war and was used as a training ship in World War I. The USS Indiana BB-58 was the 3rd ship named after the state but only the 2nd completed and received 9 battle stars for World War II service. V IS FOR VEGETATION & VINCENNES

W IS FOR WATERFALL, WEATHER, & WILDLIFE, X IS FOR XMAS Y IS FOR YMCA & YOUTH HOSTELS Z IS FOR ZIP CODES, ZONES, & ZOOS
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