Cortland County Poor Farm

Cortland County Poor Farm, also known as County Farm, is a historic poor farm complex located at Cortland in Cortland County, New York. The complex consists of 13 well preserved vernacular buildings, a concrete block piggery, and several frame outbuildings sheathed in clapboard or board and batten siding. The county purchased the original farm in 1836.[2]

Cortland County Poor Farm
Cortland County Poor Farm is located in New York
Cortland County Poor Farm
Cortland County Poor Farm is located in the United States
Cortland County Poor Farm
Nearest cityCortland, New York
Coordinates42°37′36″N 76°8′14″W / 42.62667°N 76.13722°W / 42.62667; -76.13722Coordinates: 42°37′36″N 76°8′14″W / 42.62667°N 76.13722°W / 42.62667; -76.13722
Area111.8 acres (45.2 ha)
NRHP reference No.82001115[1]
Added to NRHPOctober 29, 1982

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1982.[1]


  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. March 13, 2009.
  2. ^ Lucy A. Breyer (September 1982). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Cortland County Poor Farm". New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2009-11-10. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link) See also: "Accompanying 21 photos".