Sullivan County Poor Home (NRIS 00000207)

Address: 1447 Cty Rd. 75 N, Sullivan, Indiana. County/parish: Sullivan.

2 contributing buildings.

Added to the National Register of Historic Places March 15, 2000.

From Wikipedia:

Sullivan County Poor Home
Sullivan County Poor Home, also known as Lakeview Home, is a historic poorhouse located in Hamilton Township, Sullivan County, Indiana. It was designed by the architecture firm Wing & Mahurin and built in 1896-1897. It is a 2 1/2-story, asymmetrical, Romanesque Revival style brick building, consisting of a central section with flanking wings. It features a projecting central tower with arched openings and a pyramidal roof and an octagonal tower. Also on the property is a contributing one-story, two-room cottage. The home was named Lakeview Home in 1947, and remained in operation until 1998.It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2000. (read more...)

Architects:

  • Wing and Manhurin

Architectural styles:

  • Queen Anne
  • Romanesque

National Park Service documentation: https://npgallery.nps.gov/AssetDetail/NRIS/00000207

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