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Happy birthday Indiana!

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Indiana StatehouseOn Friday the Statehouse Tour Office will host a ceremony in honor of Indiana’s 193rd “birthday.” Featured at the event will be three fourth grade students whose work received top honors in the Indiana Statehood Day essay competition.

Anderson fourth grader Megan Moran’s essay, “What Indiana Means to Me,” was chosen as the winning essay. On Friday Megan will read her essay during the Statehouse ceremony in front of hundreds of visiting students, including her classmates from Killbuck Elementary School.

Learn more about Megan in this feature story from The Herald Bulletin.

You can watch the ceremony live from noon-1:00 . Check back here for photos of the event.

Did you know? Indiana was admitted to the United States of America as the nation’s 19th state on December 11, 1816.