Washington County Asylum

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Washington County Asylum
Established 1844
Opened 1898
Current Status Demolished
Building Style Single Building
Location West Bend, WI
Alternate Names
  • Washington County Asylum for the Chronically Insane
  • Samaritan Nursing Home


The county farm originally was located in the northern part of the town of Jackson, and on it was the Poor home property. In 1912 this county property was sold and a new Home erected on the Asylum grounds.