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PENNSYLVANIA POORHOUSE HISTORY by county


Venango County Poor Farm 
 built in 1872 and burned 20 yrs. later in 1892

   submitted by:  Joyce Neidich   stonesearcher@csonline.net
   www.stonesearcher.com

 Photograph property of the PA Room Franklin Public Library
LOCAL NOTES:

Venango County Poor Farm 
historical essay Written & Submitted by: Joyce Neidich 
(with a photo of the building that was reconstructed on the site of the building pictured above)

 

 

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