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PENNSYLVANIA POORHOUSE HISTORY by county


Caption: Poor House, Lowrytown, Pa.

Note: There are varying names for this town (which seems to no longer exist). 
Colleen was kind enough to send us several geographic notes about this poorhouse
which later became the CARBON County Home.

 

LOCAL NOTES:

Geographic Notes about the Poor Farm in Carbon County in a town called Lowrytown (which has many spelling variants and apparently no longer exists ... at least by that name!)     

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PERSONAL NOTES FROM READERS:

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RECORDS:

 

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CEMETERIES:

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We are hoping to build this base of information about the poorhouse in CARBON 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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