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Two of Mason's brothers had been business partners of Duff in Kaskaskia, Illinois, in the 1780s.
Mason created a combination tavern, gambling den, brothel, and criminal refuge.
On October 24, 1849, the town was officially renamed Cave-In-Rock.
Cave-In-Rock was incorporated as a village in 1901.
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The town was originally known as Rock and Cave, Illinois, with a post office under this name.Although folklore printed in 19th century histories failed to establish a prior connection between the two men, both had lived in the area of Natchez, Mississippi, at the start of the Revolutionary War.Duff was living upriver a few miles, either at Battery Rock or across the Ohio River at what would become Caseyville, Kentucky, when in 1797 Samuel Mason moved his base of operations from Diamond Island and Red Banks to the cave and made it the home of river pirates.Males had a median income of ,833 versus ,125 for females. About 20.5% of families and 28.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 43.8% of those under age 18 and 24.1% of those age 65 or over.River pirates were some of the earliest settlers around Cave-in-Rock who preyed on the Ohio River flatboats, keelboats, and rafts, as profitable targets of goods, attacking the crews and pioneers who were easily overwhelmed and killed.