In 1915, Terre Haute's Root Glass Company produced a curvy bottle that remains one of the most recognizable icons in the world.
Every December, when tiny tots send wish lists to Santa, the U.S. Postal Service directs those letters to a small town in Spencer County , deep in the southern-most part of the state. A 22-foot-high granite statue of Kris Kringle welcomes visitors to Santa Claus, Indiana.
"By far the most beautiful and valuable stone for architectural purposes is the Oolitic Limestone. The supply is simply inexhaustible."
The Indianapolis 500 Mile Race is one of the largest single-day sporting events on earth. It was the brainchild of four local businessmen, Carl Fisher, James Allison, Frank Wheeler and Arthur Newby. They purchased 328 acres of farmland five miles northwest of downtown Indianapolis in the hopes of furnishing a superior proving-ground for the industry’s latest models.