South of Harrison is a stairway that leads to a small field surrounded by stone pillars and metal fencing. It is the cemetery and all that remains of the old Clare County Poor Farm. There are no headstones or markers but it is believed that about 100 bodies are buried in the cemetery. The were former residents of the poor farm and died while living their.
The poor farm in Harrison was the third one constructed in Clare County, It was built in 1912 and renamed the Clare County Infirmary. It closed in 1945 and burned down a few years later. The former residents lay in their final resting place nearby without markers to remember their names.
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