Malta, Ohio: Morgan County Dungeon

Has its own historical marker. Access is from a parking lot, not some castle basement.
Address:
110 5th St., Malta, OH
Directions:
At the back of the parking lot on the northwest corner of 5th and N. Main Sts.
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Dungeon.

Morgan County Dungeon

Stone dungeon used during the 1830s to hold prisoners convicted of larceny, rioting, and, yes, adultery.

[Benjamin, 08/16/2019]

The dungeon is 11 feet high and 12 feet long, but only five feet wide. It was forgotten for over a hundred years, and only rediscovered in 1964 when the jail above it was torn down.

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