Icon Series: State of Indiana

$ 20

Our Icons of Indiana print incorporates nearly 300 Indiana icon illustrations - architecture, sports, pop culture, food, places, events, people and oddities combined to recreate the state's shape.

From the days of wilderness explorers to the present, Indiana has served as the crossroads of America. Its physical location has destined the state to be a corridor for movement from north to south and east to west. For the French trappers and traders, Indiana was the link between Canada and Louisiana, giving birth to the settlement of Vincennes. The British saw Indiana's strategic importance, and took over in 1763. After the American Revolution, and the War of 1812, settlers continued to move through, arriving via the waterways and overland, and by 1816 when Indiana gained statehood, 60,000 people had settled here. Then, prior to the Civil War, the Underground Railroad flourished throughout the state, and Indiana became a conduit to freedom in Canada for thousands of fleeing slaves.

Today, Indiana still claims to be the Crossroads of America. Indianapolis is the junction of interstate highways, and serves as the base for many of America's trucking lines. Combined with the state's manufacturing and industrial base, Indiana's transportation systems continue to keep America on the move.

Size: 11" x 14"
Printing: Digital Offset Print
Paper: Uncoated 120# Cover
Shipping Notes: Shipped in crystal clear, acid and lignin free, archival safe sleeve with cardboard backer in envelope mailer.
Prints ship unframed.
Not a product of or associated with any brands, companies, trademarks, their sponsors, owners or licensees.

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