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Indiana “Must-See”     ここは絶対に見るべき!!   インデイアナ州
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Indiana Map +         インデイアナ州の地図等
 


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Angel Mounds State Historic Site, near Evansville

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Brown County State Park, near Belmont
 
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Children’s Museum of Indianapolis | Dinosphere

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Conner Prairie, Fishers

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Holiday World, Santa Claus
^ Wildebeest, Holiday World    ---  Worlds' Longest Water Coaster

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Hoosier National Forest, near Bedford

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Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore
, Porter     

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Indianapolis 500 and the 500 Festival  starts 4 days before the Indy 500 race (Memorial Day weekend)
1889 130526  May 26, 2013  "We Heard" on KFAN (FOX News)  Tony Kanaan captures first Indianapolis 500 win - ESPN
Tony Kanaan Wins First Indianapolis 500 - ESPN Video - ESPN  |  Kanaan Emotional After Indy 500 Win - ESPN Video - ESPN
6121 140525  May 25, 2014  Indy 500  Indy 500 throws unprecedented red flag to guarantee green finish  (USA TODAY, Chris Jenkins, 05/25/2014)
2014 Indianapolis 500 starting grid  (USA TODAY, 05/24/2014)
Indianapolis 500 - Indianapolis Motor Speedway
Indianapolis 500 - Wikipedia
Pole position - Wikipedia

The Sun. before Memorial Day  Indy 500, Indianapolis, Indiana (IN)

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Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial
, Lincoln City

* New Harmony Historic District

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Spring Mill State Park, near Mitchell

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Wyandotte Caves, Leavenworth

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* Nickname “Hoosier State”   
What is a Hoosier?  
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Raggedy Ann was born in Indianapolis…  | How Raggedy Ann was born…  |  Raggedy Ann and Andy doll - photo example   
Raggedy Ann
人形は、インデイアナポリスで生まれました

* Famous People: Jackson Five, Jim Davis (Garfield), James Dean, Eli Lilly, Steve McQueen, Cole Porter,
Axl Rose, Wilbur Wright (The Wright Flyer (1903) – replica photo), more. Click here for more famous people.


born February 12, 1809   
Abraham Lincoln    #16
Abraham Lincoln Biography  Civil Rights Activist, Lawyer, U.S. Representative, U.S. President
From Wood Cabin to White House: An Abe Lincoln Timeline  (Info from Tyler)
Abraham Lincoln - Wikipedia  February 12, 1809 – April 15, 1865, 16th President of the United States, serving from March 1861 until his assassination in April 1865. Lincoln led the United States through its Civil War—its bloodiest war and its greatest moral, constitutional, and political crisis. In doing so, he preserved the Union, abolished slavery, strengthened the federal government, and modernized the economy.
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Kentucky  |  Indiana  |  Illinois
Presidents   
Abraham Lincoln    #16
Civil War

born August 20, 1833    Benjamin Harrison    #23
Benjamin Harrison  biography.com
#23 Benjamin Harrison - YouTube
Disney The American Presidents: Benjamin Harrison - YouTube

Benjamin Harrison - Wikipedia   August 20, 1833 – March 13, 1901, the 23rd President of the United States (1889–93); he was the grandson of the ninth president, William Henry Harrison. Before ascending to the presidency, Harrison established himself as a prominent local attorney, Presbyterian church leader and politician in Indianapolis, Indiana. During the American Civil War, he served the Union as a colonel and on February 14, 1865 was confirmed by the U.S. Senate as a brevet brigadier general of volunteers to rank from January 23, 1865. After the war, he unsuccessfully ran for the governorship of Indiana. He was later elected to the U.S. Senate by the Indiana legislature. ...
HIS 202 President Benjamin Harrison - YouTube
Tour of the President Benjamin Harrison Home - July 4, 2012 - YouTube

Ohio  |  Indiana
Presidents:      Benjamin Harrison    #23    |    William Henry Harrison    #9    his grandfather

born May 3, 1850    Johnny Ringo
Gunfighter John Ringo found dead - Jul 14, 1882 - HISTORY.com
Johnny Ringo - Wikipedia 
May 3, 1850 – July 13, 1882 —known as Johnny Ringo—  a known associate of the loosely federated group of outlaw Cochise County Cowboys in frontier Tombstone, Cochise County, Arizona Territory, United States.
Tombstone Doc Holliday meets Johnny Ringo - YouTube
Tombstone - Standoff between Doc Holiday and Johnny Ringo - YouTube

Indiana  |  Outlaws


13370 171006  The Reno brothers carry out the first train robbery in U.S. history - Oct 06, 1866 - HISTORY.com
Rage At Dawn starring Randolph Scott complete western movie - YouTube
Reno Gang - Wikipedia  1864-1868
Indiana  | 
Outlaws 

born April 16, 1867    Wilbur Wright, one of The Wright brothers 
Wilbur Wright Biography.com
The Wright Brothers - Biography.com
Wright brothers - Wikipedia  The Wright brothers, Orville (August 19, 1871 – January 30, 1948) and Wilbur (April 16, 1867 – May 30, 1912),
two American brothers, inventors, and aviation pioneers who are credited with inventing and building the world's first successful airplane and making the first controlled, powered and sustained heavier-than-air human flight, on December 17, 1903, four miles south of Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. ...
Wright Flyer photos  |  Airplanes
Indiana  |  Ohio  |  North Carolina


born September 9, 1890    Colonel Sanders, KFC founder
Colonel Harland Sanders - Chef - Biography.com video
KFC: Finger Lickin’ Good
Colonel Sanders - Wikipedia 
Colonel Harland David Sanders, September 9, 1890 – December 16, 1980, an American businessman, best known for founding fast food chicken restaurant chain Kentucky Fried Chicken (now known as KFC) and later acting as the company's brand ambassador and symbol. His name and image are still symbols of the company.
Indiana  |  Kentucky



Late July - Early August  Amish Acres Arts & Crafts Festival, Nappanee, Indiana (IN)
Amish Acres - Wikipedia

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Largest Cities in Indiana  

Tourism

Top Ten Places to Visit in Indiana | Top Rated Indiana Tourist Attractions


インディアナ州の旅行ガイド

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7970 141212  Best in the US 2015 - Lonely Planet  12/10/2014
1. Queens, New York, 2. Western South Dakota, 3. New Orleans, Louisiana, 4. Colorado River region, Colorado, Utah, and Arizona, 5. North Conway, New Hampshire, 6. Indianapolis, Indiana, 7. Greenville, South Carolina, 8. Oakland, California, 9. Duluth, Minnesota, 10. Mount Shasta region, California

5180 140225  NFL Scouting Combine - NFL.com  Feb. 22-25, 2014, Lucas Oil Stadium, Indianapolis, Indiana 
NFL Scouting Combine - Wikipedia
2014 NFL Combine in photos - NFL - Sporting News
NFL Draft 2014 – NFL.com


References
*  Inge N. Dobelis (Project Editor): America: land of Beauty and Splendor (New York/Montreal: Reader’s Digest, 1992)
+  Laura Sutherland with Family Travel Forum: Amazing Places to Take Your Kids(Illinois: Publications International, Ltd., 2008)
= Top 10 Museums in the United States

#  Explore America Info
^ Jane Margolies (New York Times): “Family Trips  -  Theme parks are ready to amuse all kinds of thrill-seekers” St. Paul Pioneer Press June 20, 2010


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