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2016 Statehood Bicentennial & Related Anniversaries
Indiana Statehood Bicentennial - 2016
Perry Hammock, Executive Director
2016 Indiana Bicentennial Commission
140 N. Senate Ave., Room 410
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Indiana Historical Bureau Centennial (Indiana Historical Commission) – 2015
- Statewide marker survey centennial project – planning underway
- 1916 centennial of statehood
Centennial of Indiana State Parks – 2016
- A major result of the Centennial of Statehood in 1916 was the creation of the State Parks system.
- Division of State Parks, Indiana Department of Natural Resources is moving forward toward its centennial year - The history of Indiana's state parks.
Centennial of Society of Indiana Pioneers – 2016
- The Society of Indiana Pioneers
- During the Centennial celebration, this organization was formed to include people who were descendants of the early settlers of Indiana. Today, there are four classes of membership available to persons interested in the goals of the Society.
- In preparation for the 200th anniversary of statehood the Society will honor special pioneers from each of Indiana’s 92 counties.