driven to the poorhouse

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© G Richard Anderson
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UploadedFebruary 29, 2012
TakenFebruary 13, 2012
ModelFinePix S200EXR
Exposure1/220 sec at f/7.1
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Focal Length12.8 mm
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on Poorhouse Road, Frederick County Virginia USA

It used to be more than an expression. When people were unable to support their families, they literally went to 'the poorhouse'.

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  • Fred Moskey

    Fred Moskey said (29 Feb 2012):

    I do believe they may make a come back! Maybe they had something there, let them live together, grow crops to feed themselves, do what productive work they are able to do. I think it just might be better than food stamps and welfare. A nice photo and history lesson.

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