DeKalb County Asylum

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Dekalb County Asylum
Opened 1908
Current Status Active
Building Style Single Building
Architect(s) Griffith and Fair
Location Auburn, IN
Architecture Style Late Victorian
Alternate Names
  • DeKalb County Infirmary
  • Sunny Meadows


The Dekalb County Asylum was built in 1908. The facility contained the main brick building, a chapel, two pole barns, a corn crib, a basement barn, a summer kitchen/garage, and a gazebo. The property is still used as a County Home. [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. 12 Nov. 2014.