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Corydon Capitol State Historic Site

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Address: 126 E Walnut St, Corydon, IN 47112-1516
Phone Number: +1 812-738-4890
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Site of the first capital of Indiana.

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Bicentennial visit

Neat, clean, town square, interesting history. Simple, not a whole lot to see but worth the stop if in the area

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed October 9, 2016
Vickie H
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Caseyville, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great guided tour of the Corydon Capital State Historic Site. Our guide, Denver, was very knowledgeable and showed great interest in the people's stories and history he shared with us. Our tour included the governor's headquarters and the Coburn - Porter Law Office. The tour last about 45 to 50 minutes and our senior price was $5.00... More 

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2 Thank elbrooks
Cleves, Ohio
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15 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

Just walked around the outside of the building... So not sure if you can go inside... But it's a pretty nice place.

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Thank Shahronda B
Kokomo, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

They had a great tour for a low price. Very informative tour guide. We got to ask lots of questions.

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2 Thank Gae M
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016 via mobile

Neat, clean, town square, interesting history. Simple, not a whole lot to see but worth the stop if in the area

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Nokomis, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2016

A worthwhile, historic stop in the beautiful little Southern Indiana town of Corydon. Drop in and get a guided tour of the building that served as the governing house of the Indiana Territory and state house for nine years after Indiana became a state. Much history here and friendly people to explain it.

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1 Thank Rod K
Saint Louis, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2016

Great history lesson on Indiana and this first capital location. Included in the tour was also Governor's mansion. Both were worth the time.

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Tucson, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

Great and classic town square-think Back to the Future. I visited during the state's bicentennial and the whole downtown was decorated red, white, and blue-this community has civic pride. Won't take you long to visit, but worth it. Only reason I didn't give a five was the $3 admission charge for a small building. Could be spendy for a family.

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Rio Grande, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 5, 2016

This site is well maintained and very visible from the major traffic route. It also has access to town streets on both sides and the back. Parking is plentiful and close to other shopping and food venues. It is well worth the time to stop and walk the block.

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Louisville, Kentucky
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 28, 2016

Not a lot to see here, but it is a nice place to visit. You can go on some Saturday nights and they have live music in the Gazebo I have heard.

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bluegrass state
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 209 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 25, 2016 via mobile

We stopped in walking around town.It was $3 each. We stayed about 15 minutes. They did give tours which they said lasted about 30 minutes. We didn't do it. We were short on time and I had 2 teenage boys with me.

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