Indiana Begins Bicentennial Celebration

Indiana BicentennialIndiana’s bicentennial celebration gets underway today with Statehood Day events across the Hoosier State.

Gov. Mike and First Lady Karen Pence are hosting a celebration at the capitol with Lt. Gov. Sue Ellspermann, Indiana Supreme Court Chief Justice Loretta Rush and State Senator Jim Merritt to announce events that will take place in conjunction with the bicentennial.

Closer to home, several communities have signed proclamations in honor of Indiana’s 199th birthday and will be raising commemorative bicentennial flags today.