Corydon is a small town in Indiana, founded in 1808, and it is known as the First State Capital of Indiana. At the 2010 census, the population of Corydon reached 3122. The history of Corydon goes back to the American revolution, when the area was captured by George Rogers Clark from the British bringing it under the control of the fledgling United States. With a wide range of beautiful landscapes, many types of accommodation and venues, Corydon is the perfect holiday destination for tourists.
Top Attractions Within Corydon
The Town Square houses all kind of events every week, from early spring to late fall, usually in the centre of Corydon. Some of the most famous events that take place here include the annual Halloween Parade, the Harrison County Fair, summer Friday night band concerts and an annual re-enactment of the Battle of Corydon and a long string of country and bluegrass performances.
Golf Shores Fun Centre. Whatever the season, the Corydon Golf Centre provides you with ample recreational activities. Check out the indoor mini golf course, the video arcade, the snack bar, the coffee shop, and the wi-fi lounge. All these amenities are always available for indoor thrills and relaxation. Along with espresson and other coffee drinks, the coffee shop also offers hot cider, perfect for taking the chill out of a cold winter day.
O'Bannon Woods State Park is part of the State Forest, near Corydon. The main attraction are Wyandotte Caves, which contain over fifty miles of underground caverns and one of the largest underground mountains. The Blue River also runs through the park.
Corydon Historic District. The centrepiece of the district is a two story Federal style limestone building that was once the capitol of Indiana, and is now the Corydon Capital State Historic Site. It was originally designed to be a courthouse. Here tourists can also see the Old Capitol Building, Posey House, the Governor's Headquarters and the Grand Masonic Lodge.