Proposals Being Sought For Bicentennial Plaza

By Ian Hoover- 21Alive

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Proposals Being Sought For Bicentennial Plaza

May 26, 2014 Updated May 26, 2014 at 10:20 AM EDT

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (21Alive) -- Leaders from Indiana are looking for proposals for a bicentennial plaza near the Indiana Statehouse.

The idea is to create an area that celebrates Indiana's history and would serve as a place to celebrate Indiana's Bicentennial in 2016. Gov. Mike Pence has endorsed the idea and has encouraged the Indiana Bicentennial Commission to consider the project.

Leaders are seeking proposals with a $2 Million budget and asks for materials native to Indiana to be used. Proposals are to also spotlight the 92 counties, include a water feature, a time capsule, and a torch light.

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