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Dane County Poor House


Front view of the Dane County Home (also known as the "poor house" or "poor farm") is pictured as it is being torn down. It was built in 1855 and located on county owned land south of Highway 18-151.


Image ID: 85238

Creation Date: 1954-03-20 

Creator Name: Vinje, Arthur M., 1888-1972

City: Verona

County: Dane

State: Wisconsin

Collection Name: Vinje, Arthur M. : Photographs and Negatives*

Genre: Photograph

Original Format Type: negative, original

Original Format Number: PH 6442.5398

Original Dimensions: 5 x 4 inches


Published in the Wisconsin State Journal, March 24, 1954.



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