Hoosier Hall of Fame
To mark Indiana’s bicentennial,
Indianapolis Monthly chose the state’s 200 all-time great people, places, things, and moments.
The most unforgettable quotations from (or inspired by) our fair state.
The film roles, cartoon creations, and TV typecasting that project Hoosierness in pop culture—for better and for worse.
With nearly 70 years of experience on Capitol Hill between them—as well as leadership on the Senate and House Committees on Foreign Affairs—Richard Lugar and Lee Hamilton modeled an Indiana approach to government for the nation and the world: even-keeled, pragmatic, bipartisan, and wise.
Indiana wears its frontier heritage proudly. But the groundbreaking didn’t stop at felling trees and building log cabins, as the legacies of these remarkable favorite sons and daughters attest.
You’re welcome for Hoosier innovations that make the world better.
The past comes alive at these historic spots-of-significance around the state—some of which are getting a little lift from Bicentennial projects.
Ripple Effects: Cummins goes global—and brings the world to Indiana.
Ripple Effects: One Purdue University grad’s apprenticeship under the first-ever aviators sets the course for an out-of-this-world legacy.
Is it just us, or do all roads lead to Indiana’s—and the world’s—most famous racetrack?