The Civil Town of Milan
Indiana Bicentennial Celebration 2016
Celebrate History. Ignite the Future.
Copyright 2016 Town of Milan
The Indiana Bicentennial Torch arrives in Milan September 17, 2016
approximately 3:30-4:40pm (time dependent on rate of torch progress)
Indiana Bicentennial Celebration 2016 - Indiana will be celebrating it's
Bicentennial throughout 2016 with many different projects, including a 92
county Torch Relay.
When is Statehood Day?
Statehood is celebrated on December 11th.
What are the ongoing projects?
Bicentennial Legacy Projects are community efforts and projects that are
to celebrate the Bicentennial while providing guidelines for the future. "In
communities across the state, many people are excited and ready to honor
our state’s history. Together, we can celebrate in a way that engages all
residents, past and present." How can I find out about local activities in my
area? County Coordinators
Scheduled events around the State - Events: You're Invited!
What is the Indiana Bicentennial Torch Relay?
The Indiana Bicentennial Torch Relay is designed to inspire and unify Hoosiers
as one of the major commemorative events of the 2016 Bicentennial
Hoosiers will also symbolically "pass the torch" connecting generations to
IGNITE our future.
*2,300 mile journey across the state traveling through 92 counties
*The Torch Relay will begin in Corydon, the state’s first capital, and culminate
in Indianapolis on the Statehouse Grounds
*Starts on September 9, 2016 and ends October 15, 2016
Indiana Bicentennial Torch Relay Bearers
Ripley County, Milan,Indiana
William Schein*, Roselyn McKittrick, Bobby
Plump, Donna Barton, Albert King
*posthumous award - torch carried by former
student Heather Hacker
Indiana Bicentennial - Downtown Milan Picture 9/17/16