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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.
 
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.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Saint Peter's Episcopal Church (approx. 0.7 miles away); St. Anthony's Catholic Church (approx. 0.7 miles away); Sultana (approx. mile away); Hillsdale (approx. 0.8 miles away); College Baptist Church (approx. one mile away); Hillsdale College (approx. 1.1 miles away); Grosvenor House (approx. 4.6 miles away); Grace Episcopal Church (approx. 4.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hillsdale.
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, MusicNotable Buildings
 
The Will Carleton Poor House image. Click for full size.
By Joel S., June 18, 2010
2. The Will Carleton Poor House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 28, 2010, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan. This page has been viewed 913 times since then and 19 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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