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Bedford County Alms House
|Location||Cumberland Road, .4 miles (0.64 km) south of Bedford, Bedford Township, Pennsylvania|
|Area||9.7 acres (3.9 ha)|
|Built||1872-1873, 1899, 1900|
|NRHP reference No.||88002378|
|Added to NRHP||November 3, 1988|
Bedford County Alms House, also known as Bedford County Home, is a historic almshouse and national historic district located at Bedford Township, Bedford County, Pennsylvania. The district includes six contributing buildings. They are the Alms House (1872-1873), infirmary building (1899), laundry (1900), and a storage shed and two barns built between the early 1900s and about 1950. The Alms House is a four-story, brick building, 13-bays wide and 3-bays deep. It has a hipped roof and features a central tower with porches. The facility closed in 1978.
It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1988.
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