Randolph County Poorhouse

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Randolph County Poorhouse
Opened 1899
Closed 2005
Current Status Closed
Building Style Single Building
Architect(s) W. Kaufman
Location Winchester, IN
Architecture Style Romanesque Revival
Alternate Names
  • Randolph County Infirmary
  • Randolph County Home – Countryside Care




History[edit]

The Randolph County Poorhouse was constructed in 1899. The facility contained a pump house, a barn, a hay barn, a machine shed, a garage or cell house, two garages, and a chicken house. The property contains a cemetery, 230 yards northwest of the county home. [1]

Images of Randolph County Poorhouse[edit]

Main Image Gallery: Randolph County Poorhouse


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. 02 Dec 2014.