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

The Kintner House Inn

 
 
The Kintner House Inn Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, September 25, 2022
1. The Kintner House Inn Marker
Inscription.  
has been placed on the
National Register
of Historic Places

by the United States
Department of the Interior
Built 1873

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureIndustry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1873.
 
Location. 38° 12.627′ N, 86° 7.59′ W. Marker is in Corydon, Indiana, in Harrison County. Marker is at the intersection of South Capitol Avenue (State Road 337) and West Chestnut Street, on the right when traveling south on South Capitol Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 101 S Capitol Ave, Corydon IN 47112, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Site of Hays Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Harrison County Public Library (within shouting distance of this marker); Shafer Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Capital Bank (within shouting distance of this marker); Cunningham Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Pool Hall
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Butt Drugs (within shouting distance of this marker); Davis Building (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Corydon.
 
Regarding The Kintner House Inn. Excerpt from the National Register nomination:
The first Kintner House was a boarding establishment operated by Peter and Hannah Kintner, catering to the needs of travelers to Corydon when the town served as the state capital. In 1836, a second and larger Kintner House was operated by the Kintners' son, Peter. This hotel served the needs of large crowds of travelers in town for the sessions of the Harrison Circuit Court. In 1841, the Kintner House was moved to a more desirable location facing the public square. This establishment served as the headquarters of General John Hunt Morgan after he captured Corydon in 1863. The hotel and the entire block in which it was located burned to the ground in 1871. In 1873, a new and more elegant Kintner House was erected at Capital and Chestnut. The building originally contained 35 rooms, of which 26 were guest rooms. The main floor contained an office, double parlor, dining room and kitchen. In the early
The Kintner House Inn Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, September 25, 2022
2. The Kintner House Inn Marker
20th century the hotel was converted to apartments, and it left family ownership in 1922 upon the death of Sallie Kintner Jones.

 
Also see . . .
1. The Kintner House Hotel. National Register nomination (PDF) and photographs (separate PDF) of the inn, which was listed in 1987. (National Park Service) (Submitted on October 2, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.) 

2. Inn History. Extensive history of the Kintner family and the hostelries they operated. (Kintner House Inn Bed & Breakfast) (Submitted on October 2, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 2, 2022. It was originally submitted on October 2, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 139 times since then and 62 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 2, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

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