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PENNSYLVANIA POORHOUSE HISTORY by county


Postcard of Insane Asylum and Almshouse, Lancaster, Pa.

And here is another view  
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LOCAL NOTES:

Here is a wonderful  virtual exhibit  of the Lancaster County Almshouse & Hospital 
at the website for the Lancaster County Historical Society

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PERSONAL NOTES FROM READERS:

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RECORDS:

The PENNSYLVANIA STATE ARCHIVES   List of Poorhouse Records on Microfilm
(Alphabetical by County: BERKS, BUCKS, CHESTER, CUMBERLAND, DAUPHIN, JUNIATA, LANCASTER, MIFFLIN, MONTGOMERY, WASHINGTON, YORK)

 

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CEMETERIES:

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