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Indiana
Corydon
Corydon Capitol State Historic Site
 
202 East Walnut Street
 
Corydon  IN  47112    
 
Phone  812 738-4890
 
Web Site  http://www.in.gov/ism/historicsites/Corydon/Historic.asp
 
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Alt Web  http://www.indianahistory.org/heritage/corydon.html
 
Description  originally built as a courthouse, building served as capitol while Indiana
                    moved from territory to state (1816-1825), then courthouse until 1919; also
                  
 included is Governor's Headquarters house
 
Type of Resource  Historic Place
 
Primary Focus  Building
 
Building Type  Capitol
 
New or Updated:  07/08/2003

Indiana
Vincennes
Vincennes State Historic Sites
1 West Harrison Street
mail:  PO Box 81
Vincennes  IN  47591    
Phone  812 882-7422
Web Site  mailto:http://www.in.gov/ism/HistoricSites/Vincennes/Historic.asp
Toll Free  800 886-6443
 
E-mail  mailto:vincennesshs@yahoo.com&cc=museumcommunication@dnr.state.in.us     Description  restored and recreated buildings from period when city was capitol of                         Indiana Territory, including capitol, print shop, Maurice Thompson                         birthplace, log cabin Visitor's center
 
Type of Resource  Historic District
 
Primary Focus  Building Collection
 
Building Type  Capitol
 
Era      1800-1813
 
New or Updated:  07/09/2003

 

 

 

Kansas
Lecompton
Territorial Capitol-Lane Museum
640 East Woodson Road
Lecompton KS 66050
Phone 785 887-6148
Web Site BROKEN http://www.lecomptonkansas.com/tcm.html
Alt Web http://www.lasr.net/leisure/kansas/douglas/lecompton/att1.html
Description building started to be state capitol, not finished when capital city moved, later used as Lane University
Type of Resource Museum
Building Type Capitol
Nature of Group or Site  Government
Era 1856-1902
Owner/Operator: Lecompton Historical Society
New or Updated: 06/08/2003

 

  KY

  Frankfort

  Kentucky Historical Society

  100 West Broadway Street

  Frankfort  KY  40601    

  Phone  502 564-1792

  Web Site  http://history.ky.gov/

  Toll Free  877 444-7867

  E-mail  mailto:KHS@ky.gov

  Description  state museum has three facilities -- History Center, Old State Capitol,

                    Military History, highway marker, oral history & folk life programs

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Primary Focus  Building Collection

  Building Type  Capitol

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Oral History

  Research  Library

  New or Updated:  4/19/2006

 

 KY

  Frankfort

  Old State Capitol

  Broadway & Lewis

  Frankfort   KY

  Phone   502 564-1792

  Web Site  http://history.ky.gov/Museums/Old_State_Capitol.htm

  Description  served from 1830 to 1910, re-creation of 19th century State Law Library,

                    Presidential Campaigns

  Type of Resource   Historic Place

  Primary Focus  Presidents

  Building Type   Capitol

  Nature of Group or Site  Government

  Era  1830

  New or Updated:   12/7/2004

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