Malta in Morgan County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Morgan County Dungeon
This stone vault, 11 feet high, 5 feet wide and 12 feet long, was discovered in 1964 and is believed to have been used as the county dungeon.
The Morgan County Pomona Grange #81 in co-operation with the County Commissioners and the County Agricultural Society reconstructed the structure on this site in 1965 as a community service project.
Erected 1965 by The Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 1-58.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & Politics • Man-Made Features • Notable Places. In addition, it is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1833.
Location. 39° 38.957′ N, 81° 51.751′ W. Marker is in Malta, Ohio, in Morgan County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and 5th Street, on the right when travelingTouch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Malta OH 43758, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Rock Hollow School (a few steps from this marker); Malta Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Joseph Bailey / Jeremiah Rusk (within shouting distance of this marker); Otho French Strahl (within shouting distance of this marker); General Otho French Strahl, CSA (within shouting distance of this marker); This Boulder (within shouting distance of this marker); J. Frank Demster Memorial Park (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Goins Field (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Malta.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 7, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,362 times since then and 163 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 7, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.