IN.gov - Skip Navigation

Note: This message is displayed if (1) your browser is not standards-compliant or (2) you have you disabled CSS. Read our Policies for more information.

Indiana Historical Bureau

IHB > Historical Markers > Find a Marker > First State Capital First State Capital

First State CapitalFirst State Capital

Location: The NE corner of the Old Capitol Grounds, along North Elm Street, Corydon (Harrison County, Indiana)

Erected by the Corydon Chamber of Commerce

ID# : 31.1978.1

Text

Corydon became the first state capital of Indiana in 1816. The first constitution was drawn up and the first sessions of the state legislature and supreme court convened here.

Keywords

Politics, Government Institutions