This building, completed in January 1878 at a cost of $7200, housed the inmates of the Madison County infirmary (or poor house.) The third of Madison County's three poorhouses, it was built on ground purchase from the Berryman Shafer family. A woman's wing was added in 1915. The facility was closed in the mid-1980's and in 1986 the land and buildings were sold to the Anderson Municipal Airport. The infirmary was demolished in September 1986.
Picturing Madison County
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