We Bet You Didn’t Know These 12 Things About Indiana
So you’ve lived in Indiana your whole life. Lots of folks have. But we bet most Hoosiers don’t know these 12 fascinating fun facts about the Hoosier state.
And, just for fun, here’s a bonus fun-fact: nobody really knows just why the heck Indiana is known as “The Hoosier State”, but it’s a title we all definitely seem to embrace with a lot of pride. “Indiana” originally meant “Indian Land,” but that doesn’t exactly explain the “Hoosier” thing. How exactly does one hoose, and how do they become a Hoosier? We guess we’ll never know.
How many of these intriguing facts did you know? How many of them were brand-new information to you? Tell us about it in the comments!
Tori Jane is a storm chaser, writer, photographer, and the village idiot - in that order. When she's not out and about dancing with the meanest storms on planet Earth for funsies she can be found wandering, shooting landscapes, writing, editing photos, and otherwise up to no good. Legend has it that she can also be occasionally spotted typing up short bios in the third person, but those rumors are unsubstantiated.