Poorhouse People


Croquet Game on front lawn

Men sitting in the sun beside the Carpenter’s Shop

William G. Broad Supt. of the Poorhouse Salary in mid 1800s was $900 a year.

Mike Ryan delivering ice to the County Hospital Early 1900s

Miss Driscoll Head Nurse near Pogey Pond

Children in front of Powerhouse.

Shoveling snow in front of Women’s Bldg.

“Maggie” Lived at the Poorhouse

100 Year old woman on front porch of County Home

Cutting ice on Pogey pond.

Farming at the Poorhouse.


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last updated February, 2019