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

Indiana Capitol

 
 
Indiana Capitol Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Ginger Drenning, July 16, 2008
1. Indiana Capitol Marker
Photo looking to the North. Capitol Avenue can be seen on the left.
Inscription.  The Capital of Indiana Territory was moved to Corydon from Vincennes, 1813. This building became first State Capitol, 1816. Offices were moved to Indianapolis in 1825.
 
Erected 1948 by Indiana Historical Bureau. (Marker Number 31.1948.1.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsLandmarksNotable BuildingsNotable EventsNotable PlacesPolitical Subdivisions. In addition, it is included in the Indiana Historical Bureau Markers series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1813.
 
Location. 38° 12.681′ N, 86° 7.569′ W. Marker is in Corydon, Indiana, in Harrison County. Marker is on North Capitol Avenue near East Cherry Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: 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. Frank Lewis O'Bannon (a few steps from this marker); Robert Presley O'Bannon (a few steps from this marker); Lewis McClellan O'Bannon (a few steps from
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this marker); F. A. Building (within shouting distance of this marker); The Emporium (within shouting distance of this marker); First National Bank Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Corydon State Bank Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Hottell Insurance Building (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Corydon.
 
Indiana Capitol Marker - Wider View image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Ginger Drenning, July 16, 2008
2. Indiana Capitol Marker - Wider View
Indiana Capitol image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Ginger Drenning, July 16, 2008
3. Indiana Capitol
View of the S/W corner of building (front and South end of structure.) Large trees make it difficult to photograph.
Back of - Old Indiana Capitol Building image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Ginger Drenning, July 16, 2008
4. Back of - Old Indiana Capitol Building
Old - - Indiana Capitol image. Click for full size.
Courtesy:: Indiana State Library, circa Unknown
5. Old - - Indiana Capitol
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 28, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 1,304 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 28, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.   5. submitted on May 30, 2009, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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