Scott County Home Historical

Scott County Home Historical (HM1VQ0)

Location: Scottsburg, IN 47170 Scott County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 40.417', W 85° 46.2178242'

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(Side 1)
Indiana law in 1831 authorized counties to establish institutions to support and accommodate the poor, carrying out 1816 Constitution provision. First Scott County home built 1861 north of Lexington; closed 1879. County home moved here to frame house on 180 acres. Residents of such asylums could farm and help support the facilities.

(Side 2)

This brick structure replaced the frame house in 1892. Over time, acreage was reduced. Structure ceased to function as a county home 1973. Scott County public services and government offices located here until 1995. Listed in National Register of Historic Places 2000. Property named home of Scott County Heritage Center and Museum 2001.
HM NumberHM1VQ0
Placed ByIndiana Historical Bureau, Preservation Alliance, Inc., and Scoutt County Community Foundation
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, November 16th, 2016 at 1:02pm PST -08:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)31N E 166021 N 0
Decimal Degrees38.67361667, -85.77029707
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 40.417', W 85° 46.2178242'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 40' 25.02" N, 85° 46' 13.069452" W
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Area Code(s)812
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1050 S Main St, Scottsburg IN 47170, US
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