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Liar’s Bench in Corydon, Indiana

Liar's Bench: Corydon, Indiana
Liar’s Bench: Corydon, Indiana

What happens in Corydon, Indiana stays in Corydon, Indiana–at least when you happen to be sitting on the Liar’s Bench. For almost sixty years, folks sat under the shade of a tall tree on the corner of two downtown streets. As the sign reads,

The original liar’s bench was located under a shade tree on the corner of Chestnut and Capital from 1929 to 1986. It was a popular and cool place for men to congregate. Many generations of stories have been told on this bench, but it was always understood that what is said here…stays here.

Tales most definitely have been told and it’s generally expected that most of them were completely untrue. That’s just part of the fun, and the local legend of the Liar’s Bench in this small Harrison County town.

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Liar’s Bench
310 North Elm Street
Corydon, IN 47112

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Jessica Nunemaker is the Owner of Little Indiana.com. More than a website, Little Indiana is a PBS segment on the state-wide program "The Weekly Special," a bi-weekly column in a local newspaper, and a book. Look for "Little Indiana: Small Town Destinations" published by Indiana University Press in early 2016--just in time for Indiana's BIG 200th Birthday Celebration.

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