Here are several articles about the Macomb County Poor Farm and its threatened destruction.  PHL

Note: The building was ultimately destroyed in 2001.   PHL

Poor farm future uncertain; County has choice: Raze 1868 facility or make it museum.
  By Mike Wowk / The Detroit News   (Monday May 8, 2000)

-- on-line article
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our copy of the article (in case the newspaper ever takes it off the internet)

"Macomb plans to raze poorhouse" by Steve Pardo in The Detroit News  March 30, 1998
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on-line article 
 --   our scan of the article in the print version of the paper  (takes a while to load because of additional photos)  
"Former county poorhouse faces wrecking ball this year" by Chad Selweski in The Macomb Daily March 12,     1998
--    (We have not been able to find an on-line version of this article.)
--   our scan of the article in the print version of the paper (takes a while to load because of additional photos)

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