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Indiana Historical Bureau

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First State Capital

Location: The NE corner of the Old Capitol Grounds, along N. Elm Street, Corydon, near 309 N. Elm St. (Harrison County, Indiana)

Erected by the Corydon Chamber of Commerce

ID#: 31.1963.3 (formerly recorded as 31.1978.1)


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.


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