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

First State Capital

 
 
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By Ginger Drenning, July 16, 2008
1. First State Capital Marker
Inscription.  Corydon became the first state capital of Indiana in 1816. The first constitution was drawn up and the first sessions of the state legislature and supreme court convened here.
 
Erected 1962 by Corydon Chamber of Commerce. (Marker Number 31.1962.2.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers marker series.
 
Location. 38° 13.152′ N, 86° 8.404′ W. Marker is in Corydon, Indiana, in Harrison County. Marker is on Ohio River Scenic Byway (State Road 62) 0.3 miles east of State Road 135, on the right when traveling east. Between Dale Ave. and Williar Ave. 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. Cedar Glade 1808 (approx. mile away); Branches of History (approx. 0.8 miles away); Constitution Elm (approx. 0.8 miles away); Posey House (approx. 0.9 miles away); Harrison County Jail (approx. 0.9 miles away); Dedicated In Everlasting Tribute
First State Capital Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ginger Drenning, July 16, 2008
2. First State Capital Marker
(approx. 0.9 miles away); World War I (approx. 0.9 miles away); Battle of Corydon (approx. 0.9 miles away). 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 30, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 1,117 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 30, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
 
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