8 Possible Reasons People From Indiana Are Known As Hoosiers

If you were born in Indiana, you’ve always known you’re a Hoosier, but few people from the Hoosier state know were this unique nickname originates. Part of the reason for this is that there is no single agreed upon explanation but rather a series of theories that all build up the story around why we call ourselves by this interesting label. Check it out:

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Do you have any other theories as to why we’re the Hoosier state? If so, please share them with us below in the comments.