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|Body= [[Port Arthur Insane Asylum|The asylum was the last major structure]] to be built at Port Arthur before it closed in 1877. Its construction was paid for by the British Government. Because of the age of the few remaining convicts on-site, the authorities had to employ tradesmen to build it. It was completed in 1868. The Asylum originally had four wings radiating from a central dining room.  
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|Body= In 1882 Harris County Commissioners Court ordered an assessment of the feasibility of a Poor Farm and by November 1882 the first [[Harris County Poor Farm]] and County Hospital was opened on land located near White Oak Bayou.  
 
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Revision as of 04:09, 15 May 2022

Featured Image Of The Week

TXharrisco1930entrance.png
In 1882 Harris County Commissioners Court ordered an assessment of the feasibility of a Poor Farm and by November 1882 the first Harris County Poor Farm and County Hospital was opened on land located near White Oak Bayou.