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Category: Corydon Capitol

One-Tank Trips: Corydon Capitol State Historic Site

Summertime means one thing: Road trips. This summer, why not explore what’s in your own backyard by traveling to all the places you’ve driven past but never been to – or falling in love again with old favorites? Need some inspiration? We’ve got you covered with our One-Tank Trip series – today featuring Corydon Capitol State Historic Site. “I’m bored!” You can learn all about Indiana’s first state capital at... Read More
Posted by Kelsey Kotnik at Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Corydon Capitol State Historic Site showcases story of statehood beginnings

By Renee Bruck  Indiana’s capital may be located in the center of the Hoosier State today, but it wasn’t always that way.  In fact, an area just north of the Ohio River became the site where statesmen transformed Indiana from a territory into a state in the early 1800s. But the Corydon Capitol State Historic Site is much more than a historic town square. It’s a place where you can learn the story of Indiana’s early beginnings and also experience what... Read More
Posted by Kelsey Kotnik at Monday, June 4, 2018