Welcome Hartford City, Indiana

The old Hartford City Jail was established in 1879. The prison was an active prison until the end of 1995. It is safe to say, the prison is still "active"!

There is also a building, right at the square that has an old speakeasy that has numerous reports of paranormal activity confirmed by many groups. Listen to the EVPs and decide. Better yet come investigate for yourself!


BOTH building are available for investigations!!

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Photo Tour

Seeing is believing

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Take a photo tour of the the old jail and the old downtown speakeasy. See if you are ready to investigate for yourself.

ATTENTION INVESTIGATORS: Got some great evidence? Would you like to share it here?

We would love to be able to share with new visitors some of the great evidence you have gathered from your investigations here at the Old Jail & Speakeasy. We will ensure we give appropriate credit for each piece of evidence, photo or video and even place a link to yoru website! Please email your evidence to us at I have evidence I would Like To Share and we will post it as soon as we can. Help make the experience even better for our visitors!

Investigations Individuals or Groups

You do not have to be a paranormal group to investigate our locations. You will just need three more of your friends who are brave enough to investigate with you. Everyone MUST be 18 or older..
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