Indiana State Soldiers' Home

100 Years Ago
County Cottages


 
Source of information and photographs: 1901: Indiana State Soldiers' Home, Lafayette

 

No. 1. Marion County (bottom right)  - Has five large rooms on each floor, suitable for man and wife, with bathrooms, closets and linen rooms, all finished in quarter-sawed white oak.  Heated by furnace.  Cost $4,500.  Will accommodate twenty persons comfortably.

No. 2. Hamilton County (middle left) - Has three rooms, bathroom and closets on first floor, and two wards, or large rooms, on second floor, each large enough for three beds.  Heated by stoves.  Cost $1,400.  Will comfortably accommodate twelve persons.

No. 3. Boone County (top) - One-story cottage of four rooms, bathroom and closets.  Heated by stoves.  Cost $1,500.  Will accommodate comfortably eight persons.

No. 4. Johnson County (bottom left) - Has six rooms, bathroom and closets on first floor, and three wards, each large enough for four beds, with bathroom and closets, on second floor.  Heated by stoves.  Cost $2,900.  Will accommodate twenty-four persons comfortably.

No. 5. Shelby County (middle right) - Has six rooms, bathroom and closets on first floor, and four rooms and one ward, with bathroom and closets, on second floor. Heated by stoves.  Cost $2,800.  Will accommodate twenty-four persons.


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