a mer' i kan, (1) of
North or South America; (2) of the United States or its
Indiana 1679 Sieur de la Salle traveled through
Indiana. 1731 The French founded
Vincennes. 1800 Indiana Territory was
established. December 16, 1816 Indiana
became the 19th state. 1824 The state
capital was moved to Indianapolis.
Wallace was established in September 1865 as the
westernmost Kansas post charged with protecting
settlers and travelers from Indians. It was
officially decommissioned on May 31, 1882.