There is no better place to begin understanding the rich history of Southern Indiana than the Harrison County Discovery Center. This immersive experience explores the most of the historic sites in southern Indiana from the pioneer days of Daniel Boone to the Civil War. Families will also enjoy learning about the vast network of caves and caverns in southern Indiana as well before heading out to see them with your own eyes. Harrison County also offers many of the first historic sites in Indiana.
A lot of history has happened in or around the city of Corydon. The town hosts the original Indiana state capitol and the Constitutional Elm, where our first state constitution was signed.
Of course, you don't miss the Battle for Corydon Memorial Park, the site where 450 members of the Harrison County Home Guard attempted to delay Morgan's 2,400 Confederate soldiers as they marched across Indiana. This park commemorates the only Civil War battle fought on Indiana soil.
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Within the park you will encounter many features that encapsulate a story distinct to Indiana or Corydon.
Steak and chop house with Bill’s own dry rubs and bbq sauces
Visitor information, ticket sales for Hayswood Theatre and cave tour discount tickets.
Bookworm in Corydon, IN has an inventory of over 30,000 used and rare books.
Boutique Elise features new boutique style clothing at an affordable price.
BR Grafix is a commercial screen print shop; with an adjacent store.
Bryant’s Blueberry Farm is a pick-your-own blueberry farm.
Buffalo Trace Park includes a 30-acre lake with beach, fishing, camping, etc.
Buffalo Trace Park cabins offer a quiet and secluded way to get away from the hustle of everyday life.
14 Primitive sites, 51 Modern campground sites. Online reservation system available.
Two fully equipped campsites that can accommodate four people are available for rent at Buffalo Trace Park during the spring, summer, and fall.
RVs are located in scenic Buffalo Trace Park and are available for rent throughout the spring, summer, and fall. The hard work has been done for you: All you have to do is arrive and start enjoying your getaway in nature!
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