A special Board of Trustees meeting is being held on Monday, January 30th from 5-7 pm at Central/Van Deusen. Agenda and minutes can be found on our website

Central Library’s parking lot located on the corner of Lovell and Rose St. will be closed on Sunday, January 29 due to a construction project. The library will still be open. 

Kalamazoo County Poor Farm Cemetery (Rest Home)

Comstock Township


Location: Michigan Avenue, River Oaks Park, near Morrow Lake.

Status: Inactive – no official records, exact site unknown
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Photos: Beth Timmerman, 2010

Sources

Books

Tombstone Inscriptions in Kalamazoo County, Michigan: A Bicentennial Project

  • Kalamazoo Valley Genealogical Society
  • 1980 (Alamo Center Cemetery, 1976)
  • H 977.417 K145
  • Includes only one burial at the County Poor Farm

Websites

Kalamazoo Valley Genealogical Society “Poor Farm” Burials

  • Sanders, Sue
  • Transcribed from two Poor Farm ledgers, dated 1885-1941

Last updated 24 July 2012.

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