Bedford County Almshouse

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Bedford County Almshouse
Current Status Demolished (Original Campus), Active
Building Style Single Building,
Location 39°59′13″N 78°32′32″W
Architecture Style Italianate
Alternate Names
  • Bedford County Home




History[edit]

The Bedford County almshouse was erected in 1872, though it is likely the institution was in existence for some years prior.

Under Construction

The main almshouse building was listed on the National Register of Historic place on 1988 along with several outbuildings. Tragically the building burned down in 2006 and appears to have since been demolished.

Cemetery[edit]

This institution did have a cemetery, with the last burial being in 1976. It is located near the almshouse site at 39°59′13″N 78°32′32″W

Images of Berks County Almshouse[edit]

Main Image Gallery: Berks County Almshouse


References[edit]

http://www.archiplanet.org/wiki/Bedford_County_Alms_House