Jefferson County Home

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Jefferson County Home
Construction Began 1953
Opened 1954
Closed 1980
Current Status Preserved
Building Style Single Building


Jefferson County Home was built in 1953 and opened the following year. The county home was comprised of the main brick building, a garage, a transverse frame barn, and two pole barns. The facility closed in 1980 and is now preserved as a single family home. [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.