Cortland County Poor Farm

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Cortland County Poor Farm
CORTLAND COUNTY POOR FARM, CORTLAND COUNTY.jpg
Cortland County Poor Farm is located in New York
Cortland County Poor Farm
Nearest city Cortland, New York
Coordinates 42°37′36″N 76°8′14″W / 42.62667°N 76.13722°W / 42.62667; -76.13722Coordinates: 42°37′36″N 76°8′14″W / 42.62667°N 76.13722°W / 42.62667; -76.13722
Area 111.8 acres (45.2 ha)
Built 1820
Architect Multiple
Governing body Local
NRHP Reference # 82001115[1]
Added to NRHP October 29, 1982

Cortland County Poor Farm, also known as County Farm, is a historic poor farm complex located at Cortland in Cortland County, New York. The complex consists of 13 well preserved vernacular buildings, a concrete block piggery, and several frame outbuildings sheathed in clapboard or board and batten siding. The county purchased the original farm in 1836.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1982.[1]

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