Hoosier History Highlights Feb 23-29th
February 23 – February 29
The Week in Indiana History
Name the county seat city for each of the following counties.
1. Hancock County
2. Tippecanoe County
3. Vanderburgh County
4. Porter County
5. Monroe County
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Did You Know?
A brand new USS Indiana was commissioned by the United States Navy in September of 2018. It is a nuclear-powered attack submarine, armed with 2000-pound torpedoes which can travel 50 mph to their targets. This Indiana is the fourth vessel to be name for the Hoosier State and the first to be in active military service since World War II.
The 2020 Census is almost here! The federal government relied on Census date to provide over $17.9 billion in funding to Indiana for the fiscal year 2016. This equates to about $2,710 per person. And that was for just one year! Watch for the census questionnaire in your mailbox in March.
ANSWERS: 1. Greenfield 2. Lafayette 3. Evansville 4. Valparaiso 5. Bloomington