Knox County Asylum

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Knox County Asylum
Opened 1881/1935
Closed 1975
Current Status Closed
Building Style Single Building
Architect(s) Joseph K. Frick
Location Vincennes, IN
Architecture Style Italianate
Alternate Names
  • Knox County Poor Farm
  • Knox County Infirmary




History[edit]

The Knox County home opened in 1881 to served the people of Vincennes and Knox County Indiana. It closed in 1924, but was reopened in 1935 and remained a county home until 1975. The property is currently unused.[1]

Images of Knox County Asylum[edit]

Main Image Gallery: Knox County Asylum


References[edit]

  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.