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First State Capitol

Map of Corydon

Harrison County Fair, 1972


Old Capital Golf Club


Battle of Corydon site


Zimmerman Art Glass


Corydon Christmas Parade

For more information regarding historic Corydon and Harrison County, as well as shopping, restaurant, and lodging guides, please contact the Harrison County Convention & Visitors Bureau at 310 N. Elm St., Corydon, IN  47112;
Phone Toll-Free: 888-738-2137; or Online at www.thisisindiana.org


 
LOCAL ATTRACTIONS

Within Walking Distance from the Inn:

Indiana's First State Capitol Building
Regular daily tours are available, except on Monday.
Governor Hendrick's Headquarters
State Memorial with "period" antiques.
Constitution Elm
Situated on High Street just off Capitol Avenue. State memorials are open free to the public.
Historic Downtown
Unique shops, antique malls, fine restaurants, art galleries and a museum are just a short walk away.
Free Band Concerts
Friday nights June through August at the Hurley Conrad bandstand near the Capitol Building.
Hayswood Theatre
Now in its 30th season of live performances. Plays done periodically throughout the year.
The Posey House
A museum operated by the Daughters of the American Revolution.
Leora Brown School
Situated on a hilltop just north of the Corydon town square, it is believed by historians to be the oldest African-American school in the state.
Branham Tavern Museum
Two-story log structure built by Governor William Henry Harrison. Recently restored.
Mesker Iron Works
Many of the Corydon store fronts display 1890s architectural ornamental iron from the George L. Mesker Iron Works in Evansville, Indiana.
Corydon Public Library
Offers internet use and loan of materials to county residents at its main branch at 105 N. Capitol Ave. The recently restored Carnegie Building at 117 W. Beaver St. houses an extensive genealogy and Indiana history section. it also has local marriages, wills, deeds, census, etc. on microfilm.
Harrison County Fairgrounds
The oldest continuous county fair in Indiana. It dates back to 1860 and provides jogging and walking. Annual fair held the last week in July.
Harrison County Courthouse
This building was dedicated in 1929. It contains records and handwritten documents dating back to Corydon's inception in 1808. They have been preserved and protected in this building.
Corydon Democrat Newspaper Building
This building is a fine example of federal style architecture, built in 1842.
Indian Creek Theatre & Jamboree
Country, gospel and dance music. Saturdays at 7:00 p.m.
Fitness Center
Ask the Innkeeper for times and prices.


Within 5 minutes from the Inn by car:

Golf, Tennis and Swimming
See the Innkeeper for times available at the Old Capitol Golf Club. Watered fairways. 18-hole championship course.
Hayswood Nature Reserve
Handicapped accessible. Hiking trails with some trees identified. Fishing, bowling, picnic areas and children's play equipment.
Colonial Bowling Lanes
A new 12-lane bowling alley with lounge.
Corydon Cinemas
Four screens and first-run movies. This theatre has the only four-star rating in the Louisville area.
Zimmerman Art Glass Factory
Founded in 1944, this small company is devoted to the manufacture of handcrafted glass novelties such as paperweights, lamps, vases, doorstops and candleholders. Visitors are afforded a rare opportunity to see third-generation artists work in the time-honored method of individual glass sculpting as practiced by English and Colonial craftsmen.
Battle of Corydon Site
The forgotten battle of the Civil War. Only two battles were fought on northern soil -- Gettysburg and Corydon. This five-acre site is on the National Register of Historical Places.
Cedar Hill Cemetery
Contains graves of soldiers from the American Revolution and all succeeding wars, except the Gulf War. The earliest burial date is 1807.


Within 20 minutes from the Inn by car:

Squire Boone Caverns
Turn the clock back 200 years to the pioneer days! This park and cave have log cabins, farm animals, stoneground cornmeal, lye soap, hand-dipped candles and fresh baked bread.
Wyandotte Caves
Indiana State Recreation Area. Second largest cavern system in the U.S.A.
Wyandotte Woods Nature Center
A 2,100 acre nature area that is part of the Harrison/Crawford State Forest. It has 231 class "A" camping, hiking trails and a nature center.
Marengo Cave
A tremendously beautiful cave with scenic surroundings, horseback riding.
Cave Country Canoes
Travel down Blue River by Canoe. Blue River was the first river selected for inclusion in Indiana's National Scenic River System.


Within 40 minutes from the Inn by car:

Historic Churchill Downs
Home of the Kentucky Derby. Live horseracing during season.
Horseshoe Casino riverboat
Gambling boat on the Ohio River operated by Horseshoe. Open daily. Casino, live entertainment, restaurants, hotel.

Within 50 minutes from the Inn by car:

Skiing at Paoli Peaks
Weather permitting.