Indiana’s bicentennial celebration will kick off Friday at the Statehouse. Governor Mike Pence and First Lady Karen Pence will be celebrating Statehood Day with over 500 fourth grade students from around the state.
As part of the bicentennial kickoff, all bicentennial flags presented to all Indiana cities, towns and counties will be raised at noon. The Indiana Bicentennial Commission provided the flags with the commemorative logo throughout the state.
On Wednesday, designs were unveiled for the centerpiece sculpture of the new Indiana Bicentennial Plaza. The two sculptures will located at the Indiana Government Center complex which is under construction and expected to be complete next October.
Cities across the state will be holding events throughout the next year to celebrate the bicentennial. They include the annual midnight Watermelon Drop in Vincennes on December 31.
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