Released April 13, 2017

Corydon Capitol to host Homeschool Day


Contact: Bec Riley, 812.738.4890, [email protected]

CORYDON, Ind. – Corydon Capitol State Historic Site is now accepting reservations for its sixth annual Homeschool Day on Wednesday, April 26. Participants can choose to attend a morning session from 9 a.m. to noon or an afternoon session from 1 to 4 p.m.

The day features hands-on activities and presentations such as flint knapping, visiting with an Irish canal worker, learning early 19th manners and a dance, and more.

“This is a wonderful opportunity for homeschooled families to enjoy all that the Historic Site has to offer,” said Laura Spalding, program developer at Corydon Capitol. “We hear wonderful feedback about how the families enjoy spending quality time together at our beautiful site and learning in a hands-on environment.”

Activities are tailored to students ages 7 through 17, but all ages are welcome to attend. A tour of the First State Capitol Building, which was the center of Indiana government from 1816 to 1825, is also included.

Admission is $8 per student. Reservations are required.

For more information on this event or to make reservations, please contact Bec Riley, site manager at 812.738.4890 or [email protected].

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Corydon Capitol State Historic Site is located in Harrison County in southern Indiana. Part of the Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites, Corydon became the Indiana Territory capitol in 1813 and Indiana’s first state capital in 1816. From the square, Federal-style limestone capitol to the brick Governor’s headquarters, Corydon is where visitors can discover how the Indiana Territory developed into the great Hoosier state it became. For more information, call 812.738.4890 or email [email protected].