Indiana State Flag


Angelbear's Genealogy

Indiana was admitted to the Union, on December 11, 1816, as the 19th State.
Nicknamed "The Hoosier State",
Indiana's State Motto, "The Crossroads of America", was adopted in 1937.
Bird: Cardinal
Flower: Peony
Song: "On the banks of the Wabash"
Tree: Tulip tree

The Flag of Indiana:   The flags dimensions shall be three feet fly by two feet hoist; or five feet fly by three feet hoist; or any size proportionate to either of those dimensions. The field of the flag shall be blue with nineteen stars and a flaming torch in gold or buff. Thirteen stars shall be arranged in an outer circle, representing the original thirteen states; five stars shall be arranged in a half circle below the torch and inside the outer circle of stars, representing the states admitted prior to Indiana; and the nineteenth star, appreciably larger than the others and representing Indiana shall be placed above the flame of the torch. The outer circle of stars shall be so arranged that one star shall appear directly in the middle at the top of the circle, and the word "Indiana" shall be placed in a half circle over and above the star representing Indiana and midway between it and the star in the center above it. Rays shall be shown radiating from the torch to the three stars on each side of the star in the upper center of the circle.

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Indiana GenWeb Project

Vital Records Information for Indiana

Indiana's Most Wanted

Index of Indiana Marriages Through 1850

Index of Indiana Marriages 1993 through 2002

The Indiana Pioneer Cemeteries Restoration Project

Allen County Library

Willard Library

GenForum ~ Indiana Genealogy Forum

Cyndi's List ~ Indiana

~   Vanderburgh County, Indiana   ~

A Little History of Vanderburgh County, Indiana

Where to find it in Vanderburgh County

Vanderburgh County, Indiana USGenWeb Project


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