Indiana State Facts and History

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Indiana Quick Facts

State Symbol of Indiana

State BirdCardinal
State FlowerPeony
State MottoThe Crossroads of America
State NicknameHoosier State
State PieSugar cream pie
State RiverWabash river
State StoneSalem limestone
State TreeTulip tree

Sports Teams

  • NFL: Indianapolis Colts
  • NBA: Indiana Pacers

College & Universities

Alexandria School of Scientific TherapeuticsHarrison College-Indianapolis EastLafayette Beauty Academy
Ancilla CollegeHarrison College-Terre HauteLincoln College of Technology-Indianapolis
Apex Academy of Hair Design IncHoly Cross CollegeManchester College
Associated Mennonite Biblical SeminaryHuntington UniversityMarion Community Schools Tucker Career & Technology
Aviation Institute of Maintenance-IndianapolisIndiana Institute of TechnologyMartin University
Ball Memorial Hospital School of Radiologic TechnologyIndiana State UniversityMasters of Cosmetology College
Ball State UniversityIndiana University-BloomingtonMerrillville Beauty College
Bethany Theological SeminaryIndiana University-EastMid-America College of Funeral Service
Bethel College-MishawakaIndiana University-KokomoOakland City University
Brown Mackie College-Fort WayneIndiana University-NorthwestOttawa University-Jeffersonville
Brown Mackie College-MerrillvilleIndiana University-Purdue University-Fort WaynePJ’s College of Cosmetology-Clarksville
Brown Mackie College-Michigan CityIndiana University-Purdue University-IndianapolisPJ’s College of Cosmetology-Richmond
Brown Mackie College-South BendIndiana University-South BendPurdue University-Calumet Campus
Butler UniversityIndiana University-SoutheastPurdue University-Main Campus
Calumet College of Saint JosephIndiana Wesleyan UniversityPurdue University-North Central Campus
Christian Theological SeminaryInternational Business College-IndianapolisRavenscroft Beauty College
College of Court Reporting IncITT Educational Services Inc System OfficeRogers Academy of Hair Design
Concordia Theological SeminaryITT Technical Institute-Fort WayneRose-Hulman Institute of Technology
Creative Hair Styling Academy IncITT Technical Institute-IndianapolisRudae’s School of Beauty Culture-Ft Wayne
Crossroads Bible CollegeITT Technical Institute-NewburghRudae’s School of Beauty Culture-Kokomo
David Demuth Institute of CosmetologyIvy Tech Community College-BloomingtonSaint Elizabeth School of Nursing
Decker College-indianapolisIvy Tech Community College-Central IndianaSaint Josephs College
DePauw UniversityIvy Tech Community College-Central OfficeSaint Mary-of-the-Woods College
DeVry University-IndianaIvy Tech Community College-ColumbusSaint Mary’s College
Don Roberts Beauty SchoolIvy Tech Community College-East CentralSaint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology
Don Roberts School of Hair DesignIvy Tech Community College-KokomoTaylor University
Earlham CollegeIvy Tech Community College-LafayetteTaylor University – Ft Wayne
Empire Beauty School-IndianapolisIvy Tech Community College-NorthcentralTrine University
Evansville Tri-State Beauty CollegeIvy Tech Community College-NortheastTrine University-Fort Wayne Regional Campus
Everest College-MerrillvilleIvy Tech Community College-NorthwestTrine University-South Bend Regional Campus
Good Samaritan Hospital School of Radiologic TechnologyIvy Tech Community College-RichmondTrinity College of the Bible and Trinity Theological Seminary
Goshen CollegeIvy Tech Community College-South CentralUniversity of Evansville
Grace College and Theological SeminaryIvy Tech Community College-SoutheastUniversity of Indianapolis
Hair Arts AcademyIvy Tech Community College-SouthwestUniversity of Notre Dame
Hair Fashions By Kaye Beauty College-NoblesvilleIvy Tech Community College-Wabash ValleyUniversity of Phoenix-Indianapolis Campus
Hanover CollegeJ Everett Light Career CenterUniversity of Saint Francis-Fort Wayne
Harrison College-AndersonJ Michael Harrold Beauty AcademyUniversity of Southern Indiana
Harrison College-ColumbusKaplan College-HammondValparaiso University
Harrison College-EvansvilleKaplan College-IndianapolisVincennes Beauty College
Harrison College-Fort WayneKaplan College-MerrillvilleVincennes University
Knox Beauty CollegeWabash College

Popular Tourist Attractions

  1. Indianapolis Zoo
  2. Indiana Beach Boardwalk Resort
  3. Indianapolis Motor Speedway
  4. Blue Chip Casino
  5. Turkey Run State Park
  6. Conner Prairie
  7. Brown County State Park
  8. Indiana Dunes State Park
  9. Indiana State Museum
  10. Paoli Peaks
  11. Perfect North Slopes
  12. Indianapolis Museum of Art
  13. Pokagon State Park
  14. Potawatomi Zoo
  15. White River State Park
  16. Horseshoe Southern Indiana
  17. Marengo Cave
  18. Oliver Winery

Famous Natives and Residents

Theodore Dreiserwriter
Bernard F. Gimbelmerchant
Virgil Grissomastronaut
Phil Harrisactor and band leader
John Milton Haystatesman
James R. Hoffalabor leader
Michael Jacksonsinger
Buck Jonesactor
Alfred C. Kinseyzoologist and sexologist
David LettermanTV host and comedian
Carole Lombardactress
Shelley Longactress
Marjorie Mainactress
James McCrackentenor
Steve McQueenactor
Joaquin Millerpoet
Paul Osbornplaywright
Cole Portersongwriter
Ernest Taylor Pylejournalist
J. Danforth Quayleformer vice president
James Whitcomb Rileypoet
Knute Rocknefootball coach
Ned Roremcomposer
Red Skeltoncomedian
Rex Stout mysterywriter
Booth Tarkingtonauthor
Twyla Tharpdancer and choreographer
Forrest Tuckeractor
Harold C. Ureyphysicist;
Kurt Vonnegut,
Jessamyn Westnovelist
Wendell Willkielawyer
Wilbur Wrightinventor.

Famous Actors And Actresses

  1. Embeth Davidtz
  2. Jenna Fischer
  3. Shelley Long

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