Vernon County Asylum

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Vernon County Asylum
Established 1887
Opened 1889
Current Status Demolished
Building Style Single Building
Location Viroqua, WI



History[edit]

The Vernon County Insane Asylum was approved in November 1887 and was opened in January 1889. It was first built to accommodate 150 patients. In 1896 a new almshouse was built on the county farm near the asylum. A new building is located on the site of the original hospital.

Images of the Vernon County Asylum[edit]