Difference between revisions of "Warren County Poor Farm"

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==History==
 
==History==
  
The Warren County Poor Farm was built in 1869 to served the people of Williamsport and Warren County Indiana. The property contained the main brick house, a granary, a machine shed, an English barn, a grain bin, a shed, and a workshop. There is a cemetery located slightly east of the county home, at the intersection of Indiana Routes 300 N and 50 W. The county home still serves the community today. <ref>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.</ref>
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The Warren County Poor Farm was built in 1869 to served the people of Williamsport and Warren County Indiana. The property contained the main brick house, a granary, a machine shed, an English barn, a grain bin, a shed, and a workshop. There is a cemetery located slightly east of the county home, at the intersection of Indiana Routes 300 N and 50 W. The county home still serves the community today. <ref>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.</ref> The building was demolished in mid-2014.
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== Images of Warren County Poor Farm ==
 
{{image gallery|[[Warren County Poor Farm Image Gallery|Warren County Poor Farm]]}}
 
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Latest revision as of 15:47, 24 April 2021

Warren County Poor Farm
Opened 1869
Closed 2013
Demolished 2014
Current Status Demolished
Building Style Single Building
Location Carbondale, IN
Architecture Style Italianate
Alternate Names
  • Warren County Home




History[edit]

The Warren County Poor Farm was built in 1869 to served the people of Williamsport and Warren County Indiana. The property contained the main brick house, a granary, a machine shed, an English barn, a grain bin, a shed, and a workshop. There is a cemetery located slightly east of the county home, at the intersection of Indiana Routes 300 N and 50 W. The county home still serves the community today. [1] The building was demolished in mid-2014.



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.