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Harrison County (thisisIndiana.org)
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Historic Corydon
Home of Indianaís First State Capitol, Corydonís historic buildings and nostalgic sites are left largely as they were nearly two centuries ago. Take a walk along the shady streets of downtown Corydon, stop at historic sites, and shop at the businesses of today. A blend of the old and the new- a pretty slice of historic, small town Americana.

Blaine H. Wiseman Visitor Center
Elm Street (Corydon)
888-738-2137
Hours: Monday-Saturday 9a-5p; Sunday 12n-5p


Battle of Corydon Memorial Park
www.corydonbattlepark.com
Old Highway 135 SW (Corydon)
812-738-8236
Commemorates the Battle of Corydon which took place on July 9, 1863 and the only Civil War battle fought on Indiana soil. The Harrison County 450-member Home Guard attempted to delay Morganís 2,400 Confederate soldiers which resulted in a skirmish, killing 18 soldiers and wounding 50 during Morganís Raid in Harrison County.
Hours: Saturday-Sunday 8am-dusk. Admission: Free


Constitution Elm
www.southernindiana.us/directory/Harrison%20County/destinations/constitutional-elm-site.html
High Street (Corydon)
812-738-4890
In 1816, Indiana delegates met under the spreading branches of one of the largest elm trees of its kind to draft Indianaís first state constitution.


Corydon Capitol State Historic Sites
First State Capitol Building
Governor Hendrickís Headquarters
www.indianamuseum/sites/cory.html.org
Historic Downtown Corydon
812-738-4890
This square federal style limestone building was built between 1814 to 1816 and served as the state capitol from 1816 to 1825. Tours also include Governor Hendrickís Headquarters, a two-story federal style brick house built in 1817 which also served as Governor Hendrickís home while he was governor of Indiana from 1822 to 1825.


Southeast Indiana Trails to Freedom Underground Railroad Driving Tour
Maps and information available at the
Blaine H. Wiseman Visitor Center
Elm Street
888-738-2137
The trail outlines the routes of the Underground Railroad in Southeast Indiana traveled by the runaway slaves, and the locations of the safe houses that hid them from danger. Three Southeast Indiana driving tours have been developed linking places and stories from slave narratives, newspaper accounts, and actual court cases. Although three complete tours are illustrated, the sites or portions of the tours may be enjoyed individually or in any combination.
Free self-guided tour


John Hunt Morgan Heritage Trail 1863
Maps and information available at the
Blaine H. Wiseman Visitor Center
Elm Street
888-738-2137
Travel back to July 1863 and follow Confederate General John Hunt Morgan and his Raiders on this self-guided driving tour. The Great Raid of 1863 was the only major military activity in Indiana during the Civil War. The John Hunt Morgan Heritage Trail in Indiana is 185 miles and laid out with directions that are numbered and correspond with the actual trail sign locations.
Free self-guided tour


Horseshoe Casino and Hotel
www.horseshoe-indiana.com
11999 Ave of Emperors (Elizabeth)
877-237-6626
Boasting 503 luxurious rooms and suites, this luxery hotel is accented with a fitness center, Aroma Cafť & Bar, and an indoor pool. Outside, the fitness trail features 18 workout stations and a scenic woodland view for exercise and nature enthusiasts alike. With over 100 gaming tables and 2,000 slot machines, youíll be sure to find a game thatís right up your alley.


Corydon Jamboree
www.corydonjamboree.com
220 Hurst Lane (Corydon)
812-738-1130
Family-friendly entertainment every Saturday night at 7:30 p.m.


Hayswood Theatre
www.hayswoodtheatre.com
115 South Capitol Avenue (Corydon)
812-738-2138
Show times Fri. & Sat. at 8 p.m., Sun. at 2 p.m. Tickets: $12 adults, $10 seniors (65+), $10 children (17 years and younger).


Bryantís Blueberries
www.bryantsblueberries.com
6900 Oak Park Road NE (New Salisbury)
812-366-3592
U-Pick blueberry farm. Season begins mid-June and continues through August, depending on the year.


Deere Farms
www.deerefarms.com
1565 St. Johnís Church Road NE (Lanesville)
Corn maze, pumpkins, carriage rides and antique farm equipment.
Open Fri. 3 p.m.-dark, Sat. 11 a.m.-dark, Sun. Noon-dark. Haunted Maze open Oct. 9, 10, 16 17, 23 & 24. Admission: (corn maze) $8 adults, $5 children 5-12 years; (hayride) $2 all ages; (carriage rides) $7 adults, $5 children 5-12 years. Printable coupon available on Web site.


Dining

El Nopal
www.elnopalmex.com
2365 Landmark Way NE (Corydon)
812-738-0300
Mexican cuisine


Shanghai
1360 North Old Highway 135 (Corydon)
812-738-7688
Chinese buffet


Joe Hubers
www.joehubers.com
2421 Scottsville Road (Starlight)
812-923-5255
Country cooking


Lodging

The Kintner House Inn
www.kintnerhouse.com
101 South Capitol Avenue (Corydon)
812-738-2020


The Leavenworth Inn
www.leavenworthinn.com
930 West State Road 62 (Leavenworth)
812-739-2120


Scottís Timberline Lake Cabins
www.scottstimberlinelake.com
347 East Phillips Road (English)
812-338-3188
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