Poorhouse
A poorhouse or workhouse is a government-run (usually by a county or municipality) facility to support and provide housing for the dependent and/or needy.
In England, Wales and Ireland (but not in...
Redwood County Poor Farm
The Redwood County Poor Farm (or Poorhouse) was a county run institution serving impoverished and aged people in Redwood Falls, Minnesota from 1884 to 1889 and again from 1909 to 1967 when it was conv...
Wythe County Poorhouse Farm
Wythe County Poorhouse Farm is a historic poor farm complex located at Wytheville, Wythe County, Virginia. The poor farm was established in 1858, and remained in operation until 1975. It was the secon...
Douglas County Poor Farm
The Douglas County Poor Farm was located in the present-day boundaries of Omaha, Nebraska, which lies within Douglas County. Originally founded in 1859, the farm encompassed 160 acres and was intended...
Shenandoah County Farm
Shenandoah County Farm, also known as the Shenandoah County Almshouse and Beckford Parish Glebe Farm, is a historic almshouse and poor farm located near Maurertown, Shenandoah County, Virginia. The al...
Frederick County Poor Farm
Frederick County Poor Farm, also known as the Frederick County Poorhouse, is a historic poor farm complex located at Round Hill, Frederick County, Virginia. The main building, erected in 1820, is a Fe...
Ashmore Estates
Ashmore Estates is a historic building outside of Ashmore, Illinois, United States.This former almshouse, once part of the Coles County Poor Farm, was built in 1916 and operated until 1959, when it wa...
Glebe, West Virginia
Glebe was an unincorporated community in Hampshire County, West Virginia, USA. It is situated at the lower mouth of the Trough, a gorge of the South Branch Potomac River, and is about 9.5 miles (15.3&...
Multnomah County Poor Farm
The Multnomah County Poor Farm is a historic site in Troutdale, Oregon, United States. The former county poor farm is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Today, the site is operated as...
Cortland County Poor Farm
Cortland County Poor Farm, also known as County Farm, is a historic poor farm complex located at Cortland in Cortland County, New York. The complex consists of 13 well preserved vernacular buildings,...