TUNNEL MILL, VERNON, JENNINGS COUNTY, IN

Donald Kenney (donaldkenney@gmail.com)
Last Update: Sun Jan 8 05:53:26 2017



Introduction

Silurian marine fossils from the Waldron Shale exposed in the bed and banks of the Muscatatuck River in Vernon, Indiana

The Site(s)

Location

TUNNEL MILL, VERNON, JENNINGS COUNTY, IN

The location is at a nineteenth century mill on the Muscatatuck River South of Vernon, Jennings County, IN where a tunnel was cut through a ridge to provide a water head for the mill. Fossils are Silurian marine invertebrates in the river banks and the tunnel.

Directions from the corner of Pike and Jackson (Rt 3/7) in downtown Vernon

Maps


Rules and Access

This is possibly private land and/or part of the Crosley State Fish and Wildlife Management area, but is said not to be posted or restricted. In general, wandering around in old tunnels, mines, etc is a very dubious idea.

Related Localities

Paleontology

Geology

Stratigraphic Section

Formations (youngest first)

Other Stuff

Directions from Cincinnati to Sulfur via Weisburg, Vernon, Charlestown

References

Copyright, Licensing, and such

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