Indiana State Flag Historical

Indiana State Flag Historical (HM1V8H)

Location: Mooresville, IN 46158 Morgan County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 36.775', W 86° 22.484'

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At centennial of statehood in 1916, Indiana lacked a unique state flag. The Indiana DAR spearheaded a movement to create a design by hosting a state flag competition. Mooresville watercolorist and John Herron Art Institute instructor Paul Hadley submitted the winning design.

The Indiana General Assembly adopted Hadley's design in 1917, but it was not widely recognized by the public. Soldiers serving in WWII, Korea, and Vietnam requested flags as a symbol of home. Celebration of Indiana's sesquicentennial in 1966 further established Hadley's design as the official state flag and successfully encouraged its wider use and recognition.
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HM NumberHM1V8H
Series This marker is part of the Indiana: Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers series
Year Placed2016
Placed ByIndiana Historical Bureau, Indiana Daughters of the American Revolution, Celebrate Mooresville, and Citizen Bank
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 21st, 2016 at 9:01am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 553672 N 4384982
Decimal Degrees39.61291667, -86.37473333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 36.775', W 86° 22.484'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 36' 46.5" N, 86° 22' 29.04" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)317
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1-55 N Indiana St, Mooresville IN 46158, US
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