Wood County Historical Center honored for Poor Farm exhibit

. July 2, 2020.

The Wood County Historical Center and Museum was recognized for an exhibit, For Comfort and Convenience: Public Charity in Ohio By Way of the Poor Farm. Named Best Exhibition Under $500,000 in the Award of Achievement categories, For Comfort and Convenience, a focal point of the Center’s 2019 season, was an examination of facilities in Ohio which cared for the old and the sick in the days before modern social services.

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