In Indiana, time itself has its own history. The state has always bucked the trend toward the standardization of time, Daylight Saving Time included.
It was invented in Massachussetts in 1891, but basketball's inventor claimed the game, "really had its origin in Indiana." And so began Hoosier Hysteria.
Interstate Highway 70 began as a conduit from the east to the interior west conceived of by George Washington, realized slowly as The Historic National Road.