Poor Farms, Charity Hospitals, Orphanage’s
State Lunatic Asylum
Housed the insane
Located a short distance beyond the eastern limits of St. Joseph
Now is a prison.
The County Farm
Located northeast of the city, about two miles from corporate limits.
The City Hospital
Housed charity patients.
Located on the high bluffs, on West Robidoux street.
St Mary's Orphan Asylum
Located northwest of the city.
Housed female paupers willing to work.
Antoine & Levee
Home for Little
Wanderers/The Home for the Friendless
Now it is Noyes Home for Children
Housed children from 2-9 yrs old.
Located at 28th & Colhoun Streets
The Home for Ex-Slaves
Housed dependent ex-slaves.
Located at 17th & Highland
Daughters of Charity of
St. Vincent De Paul
Small hospital and school
Located on Felix Street between 6th and 7th Streets