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Wood County Museum, Bowling Green

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The Wood County Museum, located in Bowling Green, Ohio, is the original site of the Wood County Infirmary also known as the Wood County Home or the Poor Farm. This structure was the home to poor, mentally- ill, physically disabled and anyone in need of public assistance who were residents of Wood County.
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  • This museum consistently keeps great/different exhibits going on year round! Well worth a stop...give yourself 1.5 hours.  more »
  • Wood County Museum is an awesome stop in Bowling Green/Wood County! Lots of local historical artifacts, stories and even a new exhibit by a local photographer which YOU can add a photo to! Staff is...  more »
  • I fall absolutely in love with this place Everytime I drove past it. The Rich history it contains, the structure of the present grounds, the extremely old cemetery it harbors, if I could live here I would. I remember decorating this museum for Christmas when I attended Penta, the staff said to stay within their limits because this place is haunted (that sealed the deal for me) I love anything paranormal. And yes, I saw the fingers. For those of you who isn't familiar with "the fingers" go have a look. You will see why. It is truly a sad experience for the poor soul who lost her fingers, but hey ... When Do you ever get to see fingers in a jar?
  • Got there just as they were closing so didn't get the whole tour. But friendly staff member talked with us awhile. Very well preserved and impressive facility. Current exhibit is on these types of facilities throughout Ohio.

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