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Corydon in Harrison County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Harrison County

 
 
Harrison County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ginger Drenning, July 16, 2008
1. Harrison County Marker
Inscription. Organized 1808 from parts of Knox and Clark Counties. Named in honor of William Henry Harrison who owned land within the County and was Territorial Governor and later ninth President of U.S. Fourth County formed in Indiana Territory. Original Harrison County comprised a large area and parts went to form Washington, Perry, Orange, Crawford, and Floyd Counties. Two buildings have served as County Courthouses - - the original State Capitol and the present courthouse erected 1929. County records date from 1808.
 
Erected 1966 by County Commissioners. (Marker Number 31.1966.5.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers marker series.
 
Location. 38° 12.709′ N, 86° 7.544′ W. Marker is in Corydon, Indiana, in Harrison County. Marker is on East Cherry Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. On Courthouse Lawn on East Cherry Street nearly half of the block from North Elm Street. Marker is at or near this postal address: 300 North Capitol Ave., Corydon IN 47112, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. In Honor Of The Men from Harrison County (here, next to this marker); World War I
Longer View of Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ginger Drenning, July 16, 2008
2. Longer View of Marker
(a few steps from this marker); World War I Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named World War I (within shouting distance of this marker); Battle of Corydon (within shouting distance of this marker); Dedicated In Everlasting Tribute (within shouting distance of this marker); Corydon Convention Of Freemasons (within shouting distance of this marker); Corydon United Methodist Church (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Corydon.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 28, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 1,172 times since then and 40 times this year. Last updated on July 31, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 28, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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