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Corydon Capitol State Historic Site

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Address: 126 E. Walnut St., Corydon, IN 47112
Phone Number: 812-738-4890
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1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tue - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Description: Site of the first capital of Indiana.

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Have your walking shoes on

Overall the visit was pretty good. We paid the $5.00 each for the walking tour. Under construction during the visit, but overall not bad. I would recommend, however not with... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 16, 2015
Hoosier0311
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Indianapolis
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Portland, Oregon
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158 reviews 158 reviews
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83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

The Corydon Capitol State Historic Site is a fun and interesting place to visit. The Supreme Court room upstairs was the scene of the 1820 Polly Strong vs. Hyacinthe Lasselle case which abolished slavery in Indiana. The cost of the tour is very reasonable and the tour guide we had was excellent. Allow about an hour. We highly recommend Corydon... More 

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Indianapolis
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Overall the visit was pretty good. We paid the $5.00 each for the walking tour. Under construction during the visit, but overall not bad. I would recommend, however not with little children. In my opinion, this is best for adults with no physical disabilities.

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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

With construction to restore the state capital site for indiana's upcoming bicentennial in 2016, I would wait to see it. However, still fun to visit on the inside to see early 1800's history. The tour guide had a good sense of time and good stories. Parking at site was still fairly easy with construction

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Owensboro, Kentucky
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24 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015 via mobile

Currently under construction, I'm sure it will be very nice when finished. Corydon is a very nice town to visit.

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Greenfield, Indiana
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

So disappointed we were unable to see anything. It was closed for renovations. The town square is beautiful and was a pleasure to walk around.

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sailonby, Manager at Corydon Capitol State Historic Site, responded to this review

Corydon Capitol State Historic Site is not closed for renovations. We are sorry you were unable to find a tour for the day you were here. The town square is currently undergoing renovations but the historic site itself is open as usual. We hope you will return soon! We'd love to share our history with you. More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Cutest little town Square ever!… looks like a picture out of Mayberry RFD..... And tons of history to boot..... Cute little stores to shop in all around the square, and great food too...

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Kingsport, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

We had some time to kill before our dinner reservations, so we drove a mile off the highway and found this beautiful, quaint, historic district. The was the first state capital of Indiana, with the original capital building now serving as a museum. Well worth the trip!

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Dayton, OH
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79 reviews 79 reviews
49 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Original capitol and courthouse with quite the history. Inside you'll fine the desk the state constituion was signed on as well as part of the Constituion Elm, under who's watchful eye the document was signed. Something to that effect, the stump of the elm can be seen a few blocks away. The tour guides for this site and others as... More 

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Englewood, Florida
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253 reviews 253 reviews
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104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

not much in the way of a attaraction unless the renactors are there building closed most of the time grounds are clean but not much to see

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Indianapolis
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6 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

What a great experience. The visitor's center lady that helped me and my wife locate places and recommended great places to eat was so personable.Plenty of great information there, Also the gift shop in the old church was awesome. We spoke with the man there for 45 minutes learning alot about the surrounding area and the great books they had... More 

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Additional Information about Corydon Capitol State Historic Site

Address: Address: 126 E. Walnut St., Corydon, IN 47112
Phone Number: 812-738-4890
Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Corydon
Open Hours:
Sunday 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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