Column: 1820 ‘hunting’ trip, with 10 Hoosier men, bagged location for state capital




Anyone who’s ever served on a committee can relate to the old laugh line: A committee is a group of people who keep minutes and waste hours.

Such was not the case, however, in 1820 when 10 Hoosier men were named to a committee to find a new state capital.

They were focused, efficient and prescient.

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