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Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Relive Indiana’s History at the Indiana Territory Festival

The sixth annual Indiana Territory Festival will be held July 2 through July 4 on the Historic Corydon Square, from noon to 5 p.m. Friday; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday; and Sunday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. During the course of the weekend, visitors will enjoy the sights, sounds, smells and excitement of life in the early 19th century. This event is free and allows visitors to mingle with historical figures and see what life was like during the time Corydon was Indiana’s capital. The festivities include live music, cannon demonstrations, signing of the Indiana State Constitution reenactment, and a parade through the town on Saturday, July 3 at 10:30 a.m. For more festival information call 812-606-1264 or visit

Event Schedule:

Friday, July 2
3:00 p.m. Opening Ceremonies/Colors
5:00 p.m. Antigues & Relics of the War of 1812
5:30 p.m. War of 1812 Militia Drill
6:00 p.m. Polly Strong Interpretation
6:30 p.m. John Tipton Interpretation
7:00 p.m. Historical Duel
7:30 p.m. Traveler's Dream Concert

Saturday, July 3
9:00 a.m. Opening Ceremonies/Colors
10:30 a.m. Fourth of July Parade
12:00 p.m. State Constitution Signing of 1816 Reenactment
1:00 p.m. Antiques & Relics of the War of 1812
2:00 p.m. Women's Work- Washing clothes the Historical Way
3:00 p.m. Historical Duel
4:00 p.m. John Tipton Interpretation
7:30 p.m. Federal Era Ball with music by Traveler's Dream

Sunday, July 4
9:00 a.m. Historical Church Service
10:00 a.m. Polly Strong Interpretation
11:00 a.m. Battle of Tippecanoe Memorial
12:00 p.m. Historical Music of Early America
1:00 p.m. Antiques & Relics of the War of 1812
2:00 p.m. Historical Duel
3:00 p.m. John Tipton Interpretation
4:00 p.m. Closing Ceremonies

In addition to Free Admission, there will be Free Carriage Rides daily.

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