Old Kosciusko County Jail and Museum

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The Old Kosciusko County Jail was in operation from 1870 to 1982. In 1982 the new Justice Building was completed and took over the housing of the inmates. The Old Jail subsequently became the home of the Kosciusko Historical Society now shares the county Genealogy Library. Employees, volunteers and visitors alike report frequent instances of unexplained footsteps, voices, the sense of being touched, apparitions and shadowy figures. Documentation has been uncovered to support the tales of two known suicides – one a murder/suicide – as well a lynching. The Historical Society has approved the opening of the doors to paranormal investigations by enlisting the help of Warsaw Indiana Paranormal Research and Studies (WIPRS) to oversee and schedule individuals and small groups who wish to find and document anomalous activity. Contact can be made through the Historical Society or through the website of www.wiprs.com.

(Submitted by Evelyn Rake)

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121 North Indiana Street
Warsaw, IN
United States

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41.238884, -85.85569499999997
Kosciusko County, Indiana
Nearest Towns:
Warsaw, IN (0.1 mi.)
Winona Lake, IN (1.9 mi.)
Leesburg, IN (6.4 mi.)
Claypool, IN (7.7 mi.)
Burket, IN (8.2 mi.)
Pierceton, IN (8.2 mi.)
North Webster, IN (10.2 mi.)
Etna Green, IN (10.3 mi.)
Mentone, IN (10.3 mi.)
Sidney, IN (10.9 mi.)


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  1. I with 2 members of a paranormal group did A 5 hour investigation…..100% residual haunt. No uneasy feelings nothing that communicated I got 3 evps completely residual things that had been said a million times there….noises are explained by the constant dehumidifier that runs its a beautiful place if you want to spend 25$ and 5 hours to walk around in the dark got for it…..its about all you are going to do

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