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Vevay in Switzerland County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

The Dungeon

 
 
The Dungeon Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 7, 2011
1. The Dungeon Marker
Inscription.

A stop on the underground
railroad bringing slaves
to freedom
1862 - 1864

commemorated 1976
Vevay, Indiana

This memorial placed in honor of the
descendants of the Rayls and Pickett
families in the Bicentennial year 1976.

 
Erected 1976.
 
Location. 38° 44.814′ N, 85° 4.134′ W. Marker is in Vevay, Indiana, in Switzerland County. Marker is on West Main Street west of Liberty Street, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Located on the left side of the front entrance to the Switzerland County Courthouse in Vevay,Indiana. Marker is at or near this postal address: 212 West Main Street, Vevay IN 47043, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Switzerland County Courthouse (a few steps from this marker); Switzerland County World War I Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Switzerland County Honor Roll Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Historical Site - Switzerland County Courthouse (a few steps from this marker); The Styles and Stories of Vevay's Buildings
Front - - Switzerland County Courthouse - Vevay, Indiana image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 7, 2011
2. Front - - Switzerland County Courthouse - Vevay, Indiana
The marker can be seen to the left of the front entrance in this photo.
(within shouting distance of this marker); Privy (within shouting distance of this marker); Jail (within shouting distance of this marker); The Masterson House (approx. 6 miles away in Kentucky). Click for a list of all markers in Vevay.
 
Categories. Abolition & Underground RRWar, US Civil
 
The "Old" Courthouse Six Stall Brick Privy. image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 7, 2011
3. The "Old" Courthouse Six Stall Brick Privy.
Fieldpiece - - (Short walk to the South-East lawn.) image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 7, 2011
4. Fieldpiece - - (Short walk to the South-East lawn.)
Old Two Story Stone Jail - - (A short walk to the North-East lawn.) image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 7, 2011
5. Old Two Story Stone Jail - - (A short walk to the North-East lawn.)
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 550 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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