Ghost Towns…Indiana…Morgan, Batholomew,Johnson counties


MORGAN COUNTY

GHOST TOWNS

1…Waverly…on county line, 5 miles Southeast of Morresville, founded 1837 on old Central Canal
2…Lippitt…3 miles East of Eminence
3…Herbemont…2 1/2 miles East of Plano
4…Brey…2 1/2 miles Northeast of Wilbur
5…Oliveton…2 miles Southeast of Wilbur
6…Hynds…on railroad, 4 miles Southwest of Martinsville
7…Taggart… on railroad, 3 miles Southeast of Martinsville
8…Williams Crossing…on railroad, Southeast corner of county, 2 miles Southeast of Morgantown.

LEGENDS

1…1933…John Dillinger stole $175,000 in Bonds, $76,000 in cash and $300,000 in Jewelry from the safety deposit boxes
of the Unity Trust and Savings Bank of Chicago and buried it in a field of his fathers 10 acre farm just
outside of Mooresville. Several other caches were also buried on the farm…of the over $1 million of stolen
loot of Dillinger’s only $25,000 has ever been recovered.
2…Minerals…Gold and Diamonds have been found in Gold Creek and Indian Creek,Goss Creek, Highland Creek and the Bradford
Woods Boy Scout Camp.

BATHOLOMEW COUNTY

GHOST TOWNS

1…Corabrook…on railroad, 3 miles South of Taylorsville
2…Wiggs…on railroad 2 1/2 miles Northwest of Elizabethtown

LEGENDS

1…A gamblers cache is reported to be buried near an old farm building South of Indianapolis near Camp Atterbury.
It was stached during WWII and never found. It contains over $900 silver dollars.

JOHNSON COUNTY

GHOST TOWNS

1…Bluff Creek…9 miles Southeast of Mooresville
2…Kinder…2 1/2 miles Southeast of the ghost town of Bluff Creek
2…Needham…6 miles East of Whiteland

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