TOMPKINS COUNTY POORHOUSE -- PHOTO ALBUM

Photos submitted by:
Catherine Gage Wedge
Cgwedge@aol.com 

Read Catherine's Notes

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NY_Tompkins_photo1_FrontOvergrown.jpg (110656 bytes) This is apparently the building constructed in the early 1890s (to replace the one built in @ 1827)

It was closed @ 1987.

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The side for "company" !

The side for real life living!

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I have long had a love affair with windows!

Often some of the prettiest ones
show up in these
old stairwells.

             PHL

 

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And more ....  WOW!

 

        And -- sadly -- some of these wonderful old buildings
                           have areas of serious neglect.

 

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