In 1916, Indiana Daughters of the American Revolution observed our state’s centennial anniversary by sponsoring a competition for the design of a state “banner.”


The winning design, by Paul Hadley of Mooresville, was a blue field with yellow stars representing states, and a torch representing liberty and enlightenment.  In 1917, the Indiana General Assembly adopted this banner with only one change: the word "Indiana" over the torch.  And in 1955, they designated it as the official state flag, still known and loved today.**


Because of this legacy, Indiana Daughters wished to commemorate the 2016 bicentennial ​with a competition to create a salute  to this same flag. 
The contest was open to all Indiana residents, and the winning submission was honored by the Indiana Senate with a Resolution on March 3, 2017.


Sponsored by:
Indiana Daughters of the American Revolution, State Committee on the Bicentennial


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**Flag of Indiana. (2016, February 20). In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved 21:00, March 25, 2016, link here.

For Another 100 years...


A contest sponsored by INDIANA DAUGHTERS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION   (INDAR)

Creating a salute to our state flag!