Will Carlton Poor House
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member pollyw
N 41° 55.369 W 084° 37.012
16T E 697609 N 4643953
Quick Description: Will Carlton Poor House obtained by the Village of Hillsdale, MI in 1854
Location: Michigan, United States
Date Posted: 6/26/2011 7:57:38 AM
Waymark Code: WMBW78
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member BarbershopDru
Views: 14

Long Description:
Will Carlton Poor House, built by George Wheaton for Isaac Vandenbergh as his private home. In 1854, Vandenbergh exchanged it with the Village of Hillsdale, MI for $2000 and it was named the Poor House. Will Carlton never lived in it, but his visits there prompted him to write the poem "Over the Hill to the Poor House"
City, Town, Village Name: Hillsdale, Michigan

Building Usage: Historical

Public or Private: Public

Tours Available?: yes

Website: [Web Link]

Architectural style: Not listed

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