Vevay in Switzerland County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Historical Site - Switzerland County Courthouse
Martha A. Graham
( Drawing of the River Paddle-wheeler. )
Designed in the Greek Classic style by David Dubach, Architect, and built by John Haley c. 1864, with restoration completed c. 1992. It is said the dungeon served as an “underground railroad” during the Civil War.
Erected by Switzerland County Historical Society.
Location. 38° 44.806′ N, 85° 4.121′ 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. Touch for map. Located at the curb in front (south) of the Switzerland County Courthouse in Vevay, Indiana. Marker is in this post office area: 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); The Dungeon (a few steps from this marker); Switzerland County Honor Roll Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); The Styles and Stories of Vevay's Buildings Privy (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Jail (about 300 feet away); The Masterson House (approx. 6 miles away in Kentucky). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vevay.
Also see . . . Steam Ferry Boats: between Ghent -and- Vevay::. (Submitted on August 15, 2011, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.)
Categories. • Abolition & Underground RR • Notable Buildings •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 15, 2011, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 534 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 15, 2011, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.