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Indiana Facts, Map and Symbols
Indiana Flag Printout
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Indiana flag

The official state flag of Indiana was adopted in 1917. It was designed by Paul Hadley of Mooresville, Indiana; he won a flag design contest sponsored by the DAR (Daughters of the American Revolution) for Indiana's 100th anniversary of statehood in 1916. There are 19 golden stars on a blue field. The 13 stars in the outer circle represent the 13 original colonies of the United States of America; the 5 stars in a half circle represent the states admitted prior to Indiana (but after the original 13), and the larger star atop the flame of the torch of Liberty represents Indiana.

Indiana was the 19th state in the USA; it was admitted in 1816.

1. How many stars are there on this flag? _______________

2. Which of these stars symbolizes Indiana? ______________________________________________________

3. When was this flag officially adopted as the Indiana state flag? ___________________

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