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Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana History Center 450 West Ohio Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202
Indiana Experience Admission Free IHS MembersFree Children under 5$9 Adult$8 Seniors 60 and older$5 Youth ages 5 through 17 Free parking with admission in lot off New York.

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Hoosiers who made their mark

Hoosiers have long history or statewide and national accomplishments in a variety of areas and disciplines. Here’s a list of the notable people with a connection to the Hoosier State. Some names include links to images and/or biographical essays. An asterisk indicates the person was not born in Indiana.

Hoosier Facts and Fun

For the young and young at heart.

Albion Fellows Bacon
Jimmy Hoffa
May Wright Sewall*
Ryan White
Claude Akins
James Best*
Monte Blue
Avery Brooks
Chad Everett
Vivica A. Fox
Brendan Fraser
Ron Glass
Florence Henderson
Greg Kinnear
Shelly Long
Karl Malden*
Steve McQueen
Betsy Palmer
Meshach Taylor*
Michael Warren
Clifton Webb
Dick York
Aviators and Astronauts
Joseph P. Allen
Frank Borman
Jerry Ross
Donald Williams
Wilbur Wright
Theodore Dreiser
Shirley Graham DuBois
Mari Evans*
Annie Fellows Johnston
Ross Lockridge, Jr.
Jean Shepard*
James Alexander Thom
Dan Wakefield
Jessamyn West
Norman Bridwell (Clifford)
Jim Davis (Garfield)
Johnny Gruelle* (Raggedy Ann)
Dale Messick (Brenda Starr)
Bill Peet (Disney animator)
Tom Ryan (Tumbleweeds)
Benjamin “Scatman” Crothers
Emmett Kelly*
David Letterman
Herb Shriner*
Bill Blass
Roy Frowick (Halston)*
Early Indiana Legends
Eliza Blaker
Alfred Kinsey*
David Anspaugh
Gretchen Cryer
Madelyn Pugh Davis
Howard Hawks
Angelo Pizzo
Sydney Pollack
Steve Tesich*
Twyla Tharp
Matt Williams
James Buchanan Eads
Dr. William Scholl
Margaret C. Anderson
Janet Flanner
Brian Lamb
Jane Pauley
William Raspberry*
Tavis Smiley*
Dr. Nancy Snyderman
Percy Julian (Chemist)*
James Mooney (Ethnology/Anthropology)
Richard Royce Schrock
May Frances Aufderheide
Joshua Bell
Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds
Gaither Family
Crystal Gayle*
Josef Gingold*
Freddie Hubbard
Janet Jackson
Michael Jackson
John Mellencamp
Bill Monroe*
Oliver Nelson
Sandi Patty*
Axl Rose (William Bailey)
David Lee Roth
Constance LeRoy Runcie
Steve Wariner
Belle Gunness*
Reno Brothers
Andretti family*
Mike Aulby
Bettenhausen family
Larry Bird
Anita DeFrantz*
Jeff Gordon*
Bob Griese
Tom Harmon
Gil Hodges
Don Mattingly
Tony Stewart
John Wooden
Fuzzy Zoeller
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