First State Capital

First State Capital

 

Location: SR 62 between Woodland Ave. and McKinster St., near 215 Hwy 62 W, Corydon (Harrison County, Indiana)

Erected by the Corydon Chamber of Commerce

ID# : 31.1962.2

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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.

Keywords

Politics, Government Institutions