Indiana’s first state constitution was drafted underneath its branches.
Established in 1808, the town of Corydon served as Indiana’s first state capitol from 1816 to 1825, and is centrally located in Harrison County. This history is palpable when you walk downtown Corydon’s storied streets, with most of the buildings dating to the 1800s. The Corydon Capitol State Historic Site tours include the capitol building and governor’s headquarters.
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Where statehood began: Tour Indiana’s First State Capitol Building
This two-story federal style brick house was built in 1817.
In 1817 this brick building housed the State of Indiana government offices.
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