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Historic Indiana
Historic 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.

Indiana News, 1958
Indiana News, 1958
The decision of William E. Jenner not to seek a third term as U.S. Senator led Indiana Republicans to nominate Governor Harold W. Handley as his successor. Handley was defeated in the November election by Democrat R. Vance Hartze, the Mayor of Evansville.

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