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Indiana Bicentennial Torch Relay Look Ahead: Day 19

INDIANAPOLIS (September 29, 2016) – The Torch Relay is the premier event of Indiana’s Bicentennial. A Visit Indiana Initiative, designed to inspire and unify Hoosiers by symbolically “passing the torch,” connecting generations to IGNITE our future.

Friday, September 30, 2016: Day 19

Huntington County: On Friday, there will be two celebrations in Huntington County: 9:45 a.m. on the Main St. of Roanoke and at approximately 10:45 a.m. at Hier’s Park in Huntington.

Torchbearer (from nomination form): Gene Snowden is a life-long servant both of Huntington County and the state of Indiana. He has served as Huntington’s Mayor, and in the Indiana House of Representatives and Senate. Snowden has been involved in the insurance and real estate businesses, the Huntington Church of the Nazarene, Olivet Nazarene University, Huntington University, Historic Forks of the Wabash, Optimist Club, United Way, Chamber of Commerce, Boy Scouts, Boys & Girls Club and much more. He was named a Chief of the Flint Springs Tribe in 2003.

Wells County: The torch will travel through Bluffton and Ouabache State Park, which will be free admission for Indiana residents.

Torchbearer (from nomination form): Helen Witte is a lifelong resident of Ossian and is famous for her delicious pies. They sell at auctions for $1,300! She is also an active leader in 4-H programs.

Adams County: Expect to see a lot of antique cars in Adams County. The torch will also pass by Limberlost State Historic Site. A Celebration will be held at the Berne Chamber of Commerce.

Torchbearers: Indiana2016.org/TorchRelay

Indiana Bicentennial Experience: (all times are Eastern)

10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Hier’s Park, 547 S. Briant Street, Huntington
4 p.m. – 8 p.m. 225 W. Monroe Street, Decatur
Torch Tourism:

Huntington County
Salamonie Reservoir
Historic Forks of the Wabash
Joseph Decuis
Wells County
Ouabache State Park
Adams County
Berne Swiss Heritage Village
Limberlost State Historic Site
Pictures & Video: IndianaTorchRelay.com

Merchandise: VisitIndiana.com

Day 1 Mileage: 114.37
Day 2 Mileage: 73.98
Day 3 Mileage: 124.07
Day 4 Mileage: 119.72
Day 5 Mileage: 105.96
Day 6 Mileage: 115.51
Day 7 Mileage: 113.69
Day 8 Mileage: 138.37
Day 9 Mileage: 114.31
Day 10 Mileage: 75.75
Day 11 Mileage: 99.95
Day 12 Mileage: 165.33
Day 13 Mileage: 76.41
Day 14 Mileage: 122.69
Day 15 Mileage: 90.21
Day 16 Mileage: 60.44
Day 17 Mileage: 133.58
Day 18 Mileage: 89.58
Total Mileage: 1,933.92