Known for its rich farm land, Indiana is most famous for its plentiful fields of corn and apple orchards. While it is most famous for its tradition of corn on the cob, Indiana's apple orchards offer a u-pick option for visitors.Know More
Indiana's vast corn fields have inspired a festival tradition called Corn School, which occurs the first week of October annually. While it was originally conceived for young boys in local corn-growing schools, it has turned into a week-long festival that celebrates a variety of corn recipes and the crowning of a Corn School Queen.
Indiana also has dozens of u-pick apple orchards and fruit stands and is known for traditions of several kinds of apple butter and pastries.Learn more about The Midwest
There is no accepted or conclusive answer as to why Indiana is referred to as the Hoosier State. The first known reference to the word "hoosier" dates back to 1827 when it was used in a letter, states the Indiana Historical Society.Full Answer >
Michigan has a famous food – the Michigan Treasure Cookie, widely considered to be the state's official cookie. Legislation introduced in 2004 acknowledged a campaign undertaken by elementary school students to grant the cookie an official status.Full Answer >
Two foods that Cleveland is famous for include City Chicken and the Polish Boy. These two dishes are closely associated with Cleveland, Ohio and loved by the locals, according to World Travel Guide.Full Answer >
Known for its natural beauty and wildlife, North Dakota inspired Teddy Roosevelt, the conservation president, to create the U.S. Forest Service and 150 national forests and designate five national parks, including the first in North Dakota: Sullys Hill. Teddy Roosevelt National Park is also in North Dakota. The land that is North Dakota became a U.S. territory as a result of the Louisiana Purchase in 1803.Full Answer >