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ILLINOIS POORHOUSE HISTORY by county


 
LOCAL NOTES:

The Knox County GenWeb site has a wonderful (!) page of postcards & accompanying history of public buildings. Among them is one for the Almshouse. Taken from Historical Encyclopedia of Illinois and Knox County, Munsell Publishing Company, 1899, pages 642-643.   

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We are hoping to build this base of information about the poorhouse in  KNOX county through the helpful participation of readers. All are requested to submit items of interest by sending e-mail to The Poorhouse Lady.

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