Coles County Poor Farm Cemetery

Also known as Ashmore Estates

Ashmore Estates
Ashmore Township, Coles County, Illinois, USA
Memorials 52 added (81% photographed)

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The Coles County Farm, Poor Farm, or Almshouse, was built in 1916 and was closed in 1979. It later was opened as Ashmore Estates as housing for developmentally disabled adults. That closed in 1987. It was next opened in 2006 for haunted house tours and other spooky events.

Local persons commonly refer to the location as Ashmore Estates, but the majority of the burials occurred while it was the County Poor Farm.


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GPS Coordinates: 39.52215, -88.05083

  • Added: 1 Jun 2009
  • Find A Grave Cemetery: #2307939