Wayne County Infirmary

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Wayne County Infirmary
Opened 1847
Closed 1959
Current Status Preserved
Building Style Single Building
Architect(s) Emsley Ham
Location Centerville, IN
Architecture Style Federal
Alternate Names
  • Wayne County Infirmary


The Wayne County Infirmary was built in 1847 by architect Emsley Ham and served the community as a county home until 1959. The property contained the main house, a privy building, a heating plant, a machine shed, a corn crib, a basement crib, and a silo. The property is now a single family residence.[1]

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  1. Hassett, Kayla. "The County Home in Indiana : A Forgotten Response to Poverty and Disability." Diss. Ed. Vera A. Adams. Ball State U, 2013. Cardinal Scholar, 05 Apr. 2013. Web. 02 Dec 2014.