Sun, 11/19/2023 - 12:01am to Sat, 11/25/2023 - 11:59pm

Explore Indiana's South Shore

Two Women on the Dunes pointing in FallWalk Indiana's beach or hike the Indiana Dunes along the south shore of Lake Michigan. There is so much to do along Indiana's south shore during the Fall, from its multitude of farms, orchards, and natural attractions to its amazing Halloween events. Enjoy all that an autumn at the beach has to offer along Indiana's South Shore.


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Indiana Quick Quiz

  1.    What Indiana University was the first college in the nation to install artificial turf on its outdoor football field?
  2.    Who competed in the 1889 Thanksgiving Day football bowl game in Indianapolis?
  3.    In what year was the first intercollegiate football game in Indiana?
  4.    How many Notre Dame football players have won the Heisman Trophy?

Answers Below 



November 19, 1752 George Rogers Clark was born in Virginia. He moved to the western frontier and became the "Conqueror of the Old Northwest," taking Vincennes from the British.


November 19, 1863 Indiana Governor Oliver P. Morton boarded a train to go to ceremonies dedicating the cemetery at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.  Morton sat behind President Abraham Lincoln on the speaker's platform and accompanied the President on the return train to Washington.




Hoagy CharmichaelNovember 22, 1899 (Hoagland) "Hoagy" Carmichael, American composer, singer ("In the Cool, Cool, Cool of the Evening"; "Stardust"; "Two Sleepy People"), born in Bloomington.


Eugene StonerNovember 22, 1922 Eugene Stoner American firearms designer and inventor of the M16, born in Gosport.


Henry Watson Furniss

November 23, 1905 Henry Watson Furniss, an African-American doctor from Indiana, was appointed minister to Haiti by President Theodore Roosevelt. 


AdvanceOur Where in Indiana? from last week was taken in Advance, Boone County, Indiana.


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Answers:     1. In 1967 Indiana State University     2. Purdue University and Butler University     3. 1884 Wabash defeated Butler     4. 7


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