only Indiana most people know is the character
Indiana Jones. The state was named Indiana
(after whom, it is rumoured, the famous
character is named) because it was full
of Indians (i.e. Native Americans). Today
it is full of all sorts of Americans,
and has received the nickname the “Hoosier
State”. No one is too sure what
a “Hoosier” is. It was important
enough that a politician from Indiana
put the term in one of his poems, and
the term became publicly used. Published
in a newspaper in 1833, the poem was widely
read and the name stuck.
The State of Indiana is located to the
south of lake Michigan and is surrounded
by the states Michigan, Ohio, and Kentucky.
The state has four seasons, a decent amount
of rain, and contains about 6 million
people. Considering that 14 million people
live in the city of Los Angeles that’s
no a huge amount, but who’s counting?
one is looking for a bucket of “quaintness”,
then Indiana might be the place to go.
Indiana bills itself as “Amish Country”.
While this might not be the idea trip
for those with a carload of screaming
over-sugared children, Amish Country can
have its kicks. You can ride a horse and
buggy, wear black without having to go
to a funeral, or learn how to castrate
a bull… solid down home entertainment.
There is also a load of festivals that
include jam judging, professional woodcutting,
and perhaps even (if you’re lucky)
a spine chilling white knuckle quilting
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