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Hillsdale in Hillsdale County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

The Will Carleton Poor House

 
 
The Will Carleton Poor House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Joel S., June 18, 2010
1. The Will Carleton Poor House Marker
Inscription.  This stone building is a part of the poorhouse that inspired Will Carleton's well-known poem "Over the Hill to the Poorhouse."
 
Erected by the Will Carleton Memorial Association.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicCharity & Public Work.
 
Location. 41° 55.368′ N, 84° 37.02′ W. Marker is in Hillsdale, Michigan, in Hillsdale County. Marker is on North Wolcott Street 0.2 miles north of East Bacon Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hillsdale MI 49242, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Camp Woodbury / Lewis Emery Park (approx. half a mile away); Saint Peter's Episcopal Church (approx. 0.7 miles away); St. Anthony's Catholic Church (approx. 0.7 miles away); Sultana (approx. ¾ mile away); Hillsdale (approx. ¾ mile away); College Baptist Church (approx. one mile away); Hillsdale College (approx. 1.1 miles away); Potter's Field (approx. 1½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hillsdale.
 
The Will Carleton Poor House image. Click for full size.
By Joel S., June 18, 2010
2. The Will Carleton Poor House
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Credits. This page was last revised on December 7, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 28, 2010, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan. This page has been viewed 1,036 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 28, 2010, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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