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Kentucky Derby Museum General Admission
"Located in Louisville the Kentucky Derby is one of America’s most exciting horse racing events in the world and takes place at Churchill Downs Racetrack. It is the first leg of the American Triple Crown and is known as ""The Most Exciting Two Minutes In Sports"" because you will enjoy a self-guided tour of the Kentucky Derby Museum which includes two levels of family-friendly interactive permanent & temporary exhibits.  Ten minutes past each hour you will have the opportunity to see ""The Greatest Race"" an 18-minute movie about the Kentucky Derby and its history a story that puts you right in the heart of the first Saturday of May.  Immediately following ""The Greatest Race"" and at 30-minutes past every hour
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Chicago Grand Half-Day Tour
"Get an in-depth look at the beautiful Windy City on this 4-hour coach tour of Chicago! Take a scenic bus ride through the South Side and travel through the beautiful Grant Park. Visit the Adler Planetarium with its impressive sky dome and pass by the Art which boasts a world-renowned collection of impressionist art. Pass the Orchestra Hall home of the famous Chicago Symphony Orchestra and drive by President Obama's old neighborhood!On the North Side travel by the striking Richard J Daley plaza with its magnificent Pablo Picasso sculpture created specifically for Chicago. Cross the Chicago River and see the famous Wrigley Building and Wrigley Field. Spot one of the tallest buildings in the world the John Hancock Center and continue through Lincoln Park’s acres and acres of lush greenery and lagoons. See the Itinerary section below for a full list of sights seen on this exciting Chicago tour."
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Chicago South Side Tour with Optional River Cruise
"Discover the best of Chicago on this tour of the city’s South Shore! Travel by comfortable air-conditioned coach through the beautiful Jackson Park where the Columbian Exposition of 1893 was held. Pass through the University of Chicago with its elegant English-style architecture and drive by the Museum of Science and Industry a tribute to man's ingenuity and inventiveness. Witness one of the world's highest apartment buildings Lake Point Towers -- an architecturally stunning building of glass and curves. See Navy Pier Chicago's inland port
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More Local Customs in Indiana

Festival---Taste of Broadripple

The Taste of Broadripple is a fun festival that runs annually in the heart of one of Indianapolis' most exciting nightlife areas. Several local restaurants set up booths selling their food and radio...
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Apr 04, 2011

Festival--Bill Monroe Beanblossom Bluegrass Fest

The Bill Monroe Memorial Beanblossom Bluegrass Festival is the world's oldest, continuous bluegrass festival! Big names in bluegrass travel from all over to participate in a week of live music, food,...
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pabertra
Apr 04, 2011

Indiana Limestone

Indiana limestone, also called Bedford limestone or Salem limestone, is the highest quality of limestone found in the United States. It is a type of rock primarily composed of calcium carbonate that...
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Oct 22, 2010

Parke County Covered Bridges

This is one of the largest concentrations of covered bridges in the world. At one time, Pennsylvania and New England had more, by they've lost many. Today, Parke County, Indiana has nearly 20 wooden...
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Toughluck
Mar 27, 2008

the state symbols

the State Motto is: Crossroads of Americathe state tree is: the tulip treethe state bird is: the cardinalIndiana has the nickname "The Hoosier State" (hoo is anglo-saxon for hill or large, so a hoozer...
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davecallahan
Apr 05, 2007

Pork Tenderloin

You got it! I never saw Port Tenderloin on a menu (that I could remember) until we came to Indiana. Every restaurant has it. I hear that it is common south of the Ohio River, which means it should be...
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Oct 30, 2006
 
 
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Time zones

On April 2nd 2006 many Hoosiers (Indiana residents) had to "spring ahead" and change their clocks for the first time in more than 30 years. Indiana was one of only three U.S. states (Hawaii and...
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Apr 23, 2006

Monument Circle Christmas Tree

Every year the Circle City turns the Soldier's and Sailor's Monument in the middle of the circle into a lighted Christmas tree and decorates the circle with toy soldiers and other festivities. This...
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pabertra
Dec 29, 2005

Restoration of Historic Districts in Indianapolis

One of the most beloved individuals in Indiana's history is the poet, James Whitcomb Riley who is known as the The Indiana Poet. He was inspired by Lockerbie Street in Indianapolis, and even wrote...
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deecat
May 01, 2005

Basketball Rules in the State of Indiana

"High school basketball has connected the industrial cities of the northwest to the urban center in Indianapolis to the...farm communities in the southern part of the state." Barry TemkinWhat I've...
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Mar 23, 2005

"Mother of Vice Presidents": Indiana

Note: Photo from bookAlthough Benjamin Harrison was the only Indianan who was elected president of the United States, there have been 5 men from Indiana who have served as vice presidents; thus, the...
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Mar 18, 2005

Indiana's Influence on Famous People

There are many famous people who lived or spent most of their lives in Indiana. Cole Porter: If you love musical theater as I do, surely you know about Cole Porter. Born is Peru, Indiana, he's written...
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deecat
Mar 18, 2005

Feel free to chat, but make sure you've got time.

For the most part, people around my home-town like to talk. Stranger or not, doesn't matter. The downside to this is, they'll want your life history, family history, opinions on politics, and the...
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K.C.
Apr 04, 2004

Eiteljorg Museum

Visit the Eiteljorg Museum to see Native American Art. It is located at the entrance to White River State Park in Indianapolis. For information phone: 317-636-9378The photo shows Couse's painting...
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seagoingJLW
Mar 02, 2003

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40 West Jackson Place, Indianapolis, Indiana, 46225, United States
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52939 US 933 North, South Bend, Indiana, 46637, United States
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Top Things to Do in Indiana

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Monument Circle

My husband spent the week in Indi for business and suggested I join him for a night after I finished my work week. This is a little over 2 hour drive from home so after working all night .. got about...
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French Lick West Baden Museum

The museum as filled with very interesting items and objects. The guides were very informative, and the displays held a wide range of themes. Ranging from Pluto water to Larry Bird. The building it...
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Visit the West Baden Springs Hotel

Yes, you can visit the hotel. The upper floors are retricted to guests, but the grounds and retaurants (about 4) are open to the public. If you've never seen anything like this (and I don't know where...
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Anderson County Courthouse

Anderson is the county seat of Madison County and is located just east of the center of the state. Anderson has a population of about 60,000. Anderson started as a Delaware Indian Village and was...
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Eiteljorg Museum

With a name like Eiteljorg, you would not expect such a concise museum of Indian Art and Woodland Culture. I've been looking for sources of information on the Woodland Indians of the Great Lakes....
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Indianapolis Zoo

The Orangutans were the whole reason for my visit to the zoo .. I'd seen pics of them and wanted to see in person. For some a few moments would be enough but I spent about an hour just watching them...
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"Home in the Hoosier Heartland!"
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"Indiana: Middle America Personified"
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"Indiana"
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"Indiana Back Roads and Byways"
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"Wander Indiana - Really"
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