Hartford City began with a few log cabins in the 1830s and became the county seat of Blackford County. Due to being the county seat and a growing community, a jail need to be established. In 1879, the Old Blackford County Jail was open and took inmates until 1995.
The jail is still in really good shape and at one time, the owner lived here--and yes, he has had his own experiences! Restoration of the jail continues to this day, trying to get it back to how it originally looked in its prime.
Located in Hartford City, Indiana
Investigation is from 7pm - 2am
Health screening from 6pm - 6:45pm
You must be at least 18 years of age to attend
The speakeasy, also called a blind pig or a blind tiger, was where alcohol was sold illegally due to prohibition. These types of establishments were prominent between 1920 and 1933. The terms "blind pig" or "blind tiger" came about as establishments would charge customers to see an attraction (such as a animal) and then serve them a complimentary drink.
These establishments were numerous and popular during prohibition. Some were even owned by organized crime, while others were owned privately. The Bureau of Prohibition would raid these locations and their patrons, but that didn't stop anyone due to being so profitable.