Why are citizens of Indiana called Hoosiers?

Published 10/25/2007 02:25 PM   |    Updated 09/14/2015 09:43 AM

Why are citizens of Indiana called Hoosiers?

There are many theories about this. Read "What is a Hoosier?" for an overview of the theories that had been put forth by the mid-1980s. A revised list that incorporates more recent scholarship on the topic is in the works.
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