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"the state symbols" Indiana Local Custom Tip by davecallahan

Indiana Local Customs: 19 reviews and 20 photos

  tulip tree = state tree
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  • tulip tree = state tree - Indiana
      tulip tree = state tree
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  • cardinal = state bird - Indiana
      cardinal = state bird
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  • state flag - Indiana
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  • state seal - Indiana
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the State Motto is: Crossroads of America

the state tree is: the tulip tree

the state bird is: the cardinal

Indiana has the nickname "The Hoosier State" (hoo is anglo-saxon for hill or large, so a hoozer is a hill person or a large person)

The State Flag has 19 stars (13 original states and 5 next states and one large star for Indiana) and a torch (enlightenment)

The State Seal: woodsman chopping a tree; bison on plains; sunset over the hills.... these are all figures of the Northwest Territory of which Indiana was a part

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  • Updated Apr 5, 2007
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