Indiana Quick Quiz
- Where in Indiana can you see thousands of Sandhill Cranes as they migrate each year?
- How tall is a Sandhill Crane?
- When can you see the Sandhill Cranes?
- Where do Sandhill Cranes migrate to?
November 26, 1842 Rev. Edward Sorin took possession of 524 acres that would become the campus of Notre Dame University
November 27, 1809 Jonathan Jennings won a seat in Congress as a delegate from the Indiana Territory. He had run on the anti-slavery ticket. When Indiana gained Statehood in 1816, Jennings became the first Governor.
November 28, 1847 John George died in Marion County at age 88. He was reputedly George Washington's drummer boy during the Revolutionary War. He is buried in the Round Hill Cemetery in Perry Township.
November 29, 1838 Governor David Wallace and others took the first steam train ride in Indiana along 15 miles of track on the Madison & Indianapolis Railroad.
William Henry Harrison, former Governor of the Indiana Territory, was elected President of the United States, defeating the sitting President, Martin Van Buren. Harrison served only one month in office before dying of pneumonia.
Our Where in Indiana? from last week was taken in Vernon of the Pike Street bridge.
Where in Indiana?
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Answers: 1. Jasper-Pulaski Fish and Wildlife Area in Medaryville IN 2. three to four feet high 3. Late September through December, peaking in mid-November 4. Georgia and Florida
Stonehill Cranes at Jasper-Pulaski Fish and Wildlife Area
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