Fountain County Farm

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Fountain County Farm
Construction Began 1904
Opened 1905
Closed 1982
Current Status Preserved
Building Style Single Building
Location Covington, IN
Architecture Style Late Victorian
Alternate Names
  • Fountain County Infirmary


Fountain County Farm was constructed between 1904 and 1905 and served as a county home until 1982. The property contained the main farmhouse building, a chicken coop, workshop, two corn cribs, a shed, and a garage. The asylum building has been converted into a private residence.[1]

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  1. Hassett, Kayla. "The County Home in Indiana : A Forgotten Response to Poverty and Disability." Diss. Ed. Vera A. Adams. Ball State U, 2013. Cardinal Scholar, 05 Apr. 2013. Web. 12 Nov. 2014.