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Harrison County Indiana

I am Barbara Ziegenmeyer your host for Harrison County
This county was the home of my ancestors
if you have any data you would like to contribute please
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THE HISTORY OF HARRISON COUNTY

Harrison County was established December 1, 1808
and was the fourth county organized in Indiana.
Harrison County was taken out of Knox and Clark Counties
Corydon is the
County seat and was once the Indiana State Capital.
On May 1, 1813, the capital of the Indiana Territory was removed from
Vincennes to Corydon, and the original stone building used as the
Capital building still stands. Near this building, under an elm tree,
the first constitution of the State of Indiana was written.
Harrison County was named from William Henry Harrison.

Harrison County is divided into twelve
Civil Townships,
Blue River, Boone, Franklin, Harrison, Heth, Jackson,
Morgan, Posey, Spencer, Taylor, Washington and Webster.
Scott Township is now included in Harrison County.


HISTORY

History

First White Settlers

Early Settlers

Walter Q. Gresham
Early Indians Mined Southern Flint Beds

Indians Give Up Central Indiana

Harrison County Lodges

Old Corydon

New Salisbury

Deeds



Some of the municipalities in Harrison County are :
Corydon, Crandall, Elizabeth, Laconia, Lanesville,
Mauckport, New Amsterdam, New Middletown,
New Salisbury, and Palmyra



Bios   Birth Index     

   News  

   obit
                                    index



Wills

Churches

Schools

Unpaid Taxes

Indentures


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Submit an Obit

Submit a Cemetery Transcription



WHERE TO FIND INFORMATION IN HARRISON COUNTY INDIANA

The Frederick Porter Griffin Center for Local History and Genealogy
is located directly behind the Harrison County Public Library
at 117 W. Beaver Street in Corydon, IN.

Courthouse
300 N. Capitol Ave.
Corydon, IN 47112
Harrison County Historical Society
117 West Beaver Street
Corydon, IN 47112
The Harrison County Public Library
 is located at 105 North Capitol Avenue
(Highway 337) Corydon, Indiana

Neighboring Counties Are :

Floyd

Crawford

Clark

Washington

 

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