Porter County Jail and Sheriff's House

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Porter County Jail and Sheriff’s House is rumored to be haunted and has been used at Halloween for a haunted house attraction. Witnesses have described many strange occurrences including orbs of light and objects that turn up missing.

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Geographic Information

153 Franklin St
Valparaiso, Indiana
United States

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41.46650387356405, -87.05946460118867
Porter County, Indiana
Nearest Towns:
Valparaiso, IN (0.5 mi.)
Aberdeen, IN (3.3 mi.)
Shorewood Forest, IN (4.4 mi.)
South Haven, IN (6.6 mi.)
Wheeler, IN (6.9 mi.)
Wanatah, IN (8.7 mi.)
Lakes of the Four Seasons, IN (8.9 mi.)
Portage, IN (9.7 mi.)
Westville, IN (9.7 mi.)
Chesterton, IN (10.0 mi.)


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