Articles in: Hoosier Fact

Pamela Dittmer McKuen
- 18 weeks 4 days ago
Acclaimed photographer Mark Edward Harris visited the Simon Skjodt International Orangutan Center at the Indianapolis Zoo while on a media tour in...
Dallas Carter
- 25 weeks 6 days ago
From 1924 to 1936, the Colored Speedway Association’s Gold and Glory Sweepstakes was the premier racing event for people of color barred from...
Dallas Carter
- 1 year 1 week ago
On June 17, 2021, President Joe Biden signed a bill establishing Juneteenth as a federal holiday. Celebrated annually on June 19 to remember when the...
Riley Guerzini
- 1 year 18 weeks ago
Corn, or maize, is the world’s most consumed staple food that, along with rice and wheat, comprises nearly half of all human food consumption....
Melissa Roe
- 3 years 36 weeks ago
What started as a small manufacturing business turned into an iconic American image — the Ball mason jar. The Ball brothers — Edmund,...
Melissa Roe
- 3 years 44 weeks ago
The small town of Santa Claus, Indiana, is known for family fun at Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari, but it also is beloved by children...
Paige Effinger
- 4 years 10 weeks ago
 Many roads wind through the more than 260 square miles of Vanderburgh County, but these well-traveled paths have seen changes through the...
Emily Miles
- 4 years 36 weeks ago
On the night of April 4, 1968, Robert F. Kennedy arrived in Indianapolis for a scheduled presidential primary campaign rally. But as he reached the...
Trista Lutgring
- 5 years 2 weeks ago
In the Hoosier state, popcorn is as beloved as basketball. From the famed Orville Redenbacher to the town named after the salty snack, Indiana...
Nicole Neff
- 5 years 27 weeks ago
Indiana may not have oceanic waters, but it soon will be put to sea. The USS Indiana SSN 789 is being built at Huntington Ingalls Industries-Newport...
Evansville Living Staff
- 5 years 44 weeks ago
Some of the world’s finest limestone can be found in quarries tucked in hills of the towns of nearby Bloomington and Bedford, Indiana. Located...
Armon Siadat
- 6 years 19 weeks ago
TV viewers in the 1970s and 1980s watched as the Crest Team used their giant toothbrushes to defeat the awful Cavity Creeps and save the city of...