Corydon, Indiana: Constitution Elm - Historic Stump
The Constitution Elm has been dead since 1925, but its remains are too historic to throw away.
The Constitution Elm
- W. High St., Corydon, IN
- N. Capitol Ave. to downtown. Take the last right onto W. High St. before the stoplight. The Constitution Elm is almost at the end of the block, on the right.
- RA Rates:
- Worth a Detour
Constitution Elm - Historic Stump
Visitor Tips and News About Constitution Elm - Historic Stump
Reports and tips from RoadsideAmerica.com visitors and Roadside America mobile tipsters. Some tips may not be verified. Submit your own tip.
Forty-three delegates met in 1816 to draft Indiana's first constitution. Due to the sweltering heat, the delegates moved outside and continued their work under the branches of an enormous elm. Although the tree died of Dutch Elm disease in 1925, its trunk is still preserved.
[Mary K. Marlatt, 08/02/2007]
Latest Tips Across Roadside America
Catch up on the latest discoveries from the road.
Explore Thousands of Oddball Tourist Attractions!
Unique destinations in the US and Canada are our special obsession. Start here.
Use RoadsideAmerica.com's Attraction Maps to plan your next road trip.
September 22, 2014
Create and Save Your Own Crazy Road Trip!
Try My Sights
Indiana Latest Tips and Stories
- Large Drunken Pink Elephant, Fortville, Indiana
- Eerie Abraham Lincoln Hologram, Indianapolis, Indiana
- Grave of a Gypsy Queen, Evansville, Indiana
- Monument to Ideal Section of the Lincoln Highway, Dyer, Indiana
- Pyramid Park, Needmore, Indiana
Latest Visitor Tips
USA and Canada Tips and Stories
- Feature: Happy Ray Charles in Bronze, Greenville, Florida
- Abraham Lincoln Reads on a Horse, Lincoln City, Oregon
- Feature: Strange Head of Andrew Jackson, Gainesboro, Tennessee
- Feature: Mural of Ronald Reagan, a Great American, Cookeville, Tennessee
- Feature: Extruded Heads of 1930s Sports Stars, Russellville, Kentucky
Latest Visitor Tips