10 December 2013

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A dozen townships make up Harrison County

A dozen townships make up Harrison County


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Did you know that Harrison County is currently divided into 12 townships?
12 November 2013

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Harrison’s 2 Thomas Poseys

Harrison’s 2 Thomas Poseys


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Did you know that there are two men named Thomas Posey associated with Harrison County?
01 October 2013

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Blue River once home to sawmills

Blue River once home to sawmills


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Did you know there were 13 mills along Blue River from Totten Ford Bridge down to the mouth of the Blue River where it empties in...
03 September 2013

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9 buildings remain from capital period

9 buildings remain from capital period


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There are nine buildings in Corydon that were here during the capital period (1816-1825) that are still here. These buildings, li...
06 August 2013

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‘White Caps’ took law in own hands

‘White Caps’ took law in own hands


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Did you know that Harrison County was dubbed 'The White Cap County' by a reporter from The New York Times in 1888?
09 July 2013

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Harrison boasts oldest continuous fair

Harrison boasts oldest continuous fair


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Did you know that Harrison County, Ind., has the oldest county fair continuously held in the same location in Indiana? The tradit...
11 June 2013

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Home Guard no match for Raiders

Home Guard no match for Raiders


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Did you know there are only two officially recognized Civil War battles fought on northern soil? Ironically, both of these battle...
30 April 2013

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County named for president

County named for president


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Did you know that Harrison County was named for the ninth president of the United States, William Henry Harrison?
05 March 2013

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Some images never forgotten

Some images never forgotten


By now, the field for the 103rd annual Indiana High School Athletic Association boys' basketball state tournament is down to the final 64 teams, spread across four classes. Though we've long since passed the hey-day of the high school basketball tournament, the sport still intertwines Hoosiers across the state.
19 June 2012

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