Monday, May 14, 2012

USA ~Indiana~

Lovely card showing the typical red barn, white farmhouse and windmill of the state Indiana and also the state bird a cardinal...Thanks a lot Nancy!!

With the American Toleware stamp from 2007, the famous clockstamp and the great Indianapolis stamp issued in 2010!
Indiana was the 19th state in the USA with capital Indianapolis. It is a very rural state with a lot of agriculture (corn,soybeans,wheat) manufacturing, mining (coal,limestone), steel-making.
Origin of the Name Indiana: Indiana is a word that refers to the local Indians.
State Nickname: Hoosier State
State Motto: "The Crossroads of America"
State Song: "On the Banks of the Wabash, Far Away," by Paul Dresser.

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