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

Governor's Headquarters

Hendricks House

 
 
Governor's Headquarters Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ginger Drenning, July 16, 2008
1. Governor's Headquarters Marker
Inscription. Home of Governor William Hendricks 1822-1825 while he was Governor of Indiana. Front room was Governor's Headquarters. Hendricks was also Secretary of Constitutional Convention. House wa built 1817 by Davis Floyd, Territorial Auditor and Treasurer and member of Constitutional Convention. Floyd had been convicted 1806 of aiding Aaron Burr. House purchased 1841 by Judge William A. Porter, noted lawyer, judge, and staunch Whig leader who served many terms in State Legislature and was Speaker of House 1849. The home since 1841 of Judge Porter and descendants.
 
Erected 1965 by Dan P. Griffin. (Marker Number 31.1965.3.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers marker series.
 
Location. 38° 12.738′ N, 86° 7.51′ W. Marker is in Corydon, Indiana, in Harrison County. Marker is on East Walnut Street south of North Elm Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Corydon IN 47112, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Presbyterian Church (a few steps from this marker); The Liar's Bench (a few steps from this marker); John Shields
Hendricks House and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ginger Drenning, July 16, 2008
2. Hendricks House and Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Corydon Convention Of Freemasons (within shouting distance of this marker); World War I (within shouting distance of this marker); In Honor Of The Men from Harrison County (within shouting distance of this marker); Harrison County (within shouting distance of this marker); Dedicated In Everlasting Tribute (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Corydon.
 
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"Governor's Headquarters" and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ginger Drenning, July 16, 2008
3. "Governor's Headquarters" and Marker
 
 
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 1,104 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 30, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.   3. submitted on July 31, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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