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1878 - Saint Vincent's Infant Asylum - Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
N 43° 01.021 W 087° 55.293
16T E 424906 N 4763116
Quick Description: Historic childrens home in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Location: Wisconsin, United States
Date Posted: 8/31/2011 10:50:22 PM
Waymark Code: WMCFBB
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
Views: 1

Long Description:
The Saint Vincent's Infant Asylum was built in 1878 for the Daughters of Charity of Saint Vincent de Paul. The asylum was built to provide housing for young children whose parents were unable or unwilling to provide for their there. Asylum provided housing for thousands of children over the years with a population often between 4 and 5 hundred children at a time. The brick Gothic Revival style building was designed by Charles A. Gombert. The building is currently used as the La Causa Early Education & Care Center.
Year of construction: 1878

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Full inscription:
Erected 1878


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