Crown Point, Indiana: Dillinger Jail

One of Public Enemy No. 1's many lock-ups is now available for ghost tours.
Address:
226 S. Main St., Crown Point, IN
Directions:
Downtown, just a block south of the southeast corner of the courthouse square.
Hours:
Sa, Th only
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Old jail.

Dillinger Jail

A restaurant literally made from the old jail. You could sit in an old cell to eat. Dillinger's cell was favored. They also had a mini museum where you could see [a block of wood] carved into a gun that Dillinger used to escape the Crown Point jail.

[Kathy Deutsch, 03/24/2002]

July 2012: Photo added. Mark reports that the restaurant inside the old jail has closed, but the old jail is now available for ghost tours.

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