Union County Poorhouse

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Union County Poorhouse
Opened 1889
Closed 1975
Current Status Closed
Building Style Single Building
Architect(s) G.W. Bunting and Son
Location Liberty, IN
Architecture Style Italian Renaissance
Alternate Names
  • Union County Home




History[edit]

The Union County Poorhouse was built in 1889; designed by G.W Bunting and Son and built by William McKay. The facility served as a county home until 1975. The property is no longer used as a poorhouse and the building has begun to deteriorate. [1]

Images of Union County Poorhouse[edit]

Main Image Gallery: Union 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.