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Hoosier Homecoming is the Indiana Bicentennial Torch Relay’s Grand Finale

This is a guest blog by Jylian Vigar, Communications Specialist for the Indiana Bicentennial Commission.   The Indiana Bicentennial Torch Relay will complete the last leg of its 3,200 mile journey on October 15, and its final stop will be Read more >

The Bicentennial Experience Debuts at the Indiana State Fair

Do you know Indiana’s tie to North America’s longest underground river, the Empire State Building, space travel and a popular gum that doubles your chewing pleasure? You can find out the answers to these questions and more in The Bicentennial Read more >

Taking the Bicentennial Torch on Tour

In preparation for the Bicentennial Torch Relay, the torch relay booth is going on tour! Our promotional bicentennial booth will be travelling around the state this summer to festivals, fairs, and community events. While the traveling booth won’t include the actual torch, Read more >

Indiana Bicentennial Torch Relay: What You Need to Know

The Indiana Bicentennial Torch Relay is approaching quickly! The over 2,200 torchbearers, representing all 92 Indiana counties will be announced on Wednesday, June 29th at 10 a.m. ET at the Indiana Statehouse. Speakers will include the Lieutenant Governor Eric Holcomb and Read more >

@INTorchRelay will highlight state celebrations in 2016

Dear readers: On Indiana Statehood Day 2014, Gov. Mike Pence and First Lady Karen Pence announced an exciting new event to celebrate our state’s bicentennial: The Indiana Bicentennial Torch Relay. We wanted to share this announcement with our blog readers.  Read more >

Vevay, Indiana (Switzerland County) Celebrates Bicentennial October 4 – 13, 2013

Indiana turns 200 in a couple years, but do you know what turns 200 before that? Vevay, Indiana. They turn 200 this year, in October. A year later, Switzerland County (of which Vevay is the county seat) turns 200 too. Read more >

2013 Marks the Countdown to Vevay’s Bicentennial

Next year, when 2013 rings in, we’ll be just 10 months away from Switzerland County’s bicentennial celebration, which will run from October 4 – 13, 2013. The town of Vevay and Switzerland County were founded in 1813 by John James Read more >