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 The building which served as home for these county-supported residents was located on Idlewild Road, where the Children’s Home of Northern Kentucky’s Burlington campus now stands. The large frame house had 24 rooms and there were additional buildings on the property. ​ Also on the grounds were the grape arbor and apple orchard, as well as practical outbuildings for the farm animals and equipment. ​ Additionally,​ there once stood a “pest house”, a building used for quarantine of residents with highly contagious illnesses, such as small pox, typhus, cholera or tuberculosis. ​ Many of the residents of the Infirmary and pest house were buried in a cemetery on the property. The building which served as home for these county-supported residents was located on Idlewild Road, where the Children’s Home of Northern Kentucky’s Burlington campus now stands. The large frame house had 24 rooms and there were additional buildings on the property. ​ Also on the grounds were the grape arbor and apple orchard, as well as practical outbuildings for the farm animals and equipment. ​ Additionally,​ there once stood a “pest house”, a building used for quarantine of residents with highly contagious illnesses, such as small pox, typhus, cholera or tuberculosis. ​ Many of the residents of the Infirmary and pest house were buried in a cemetery on the property.
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-  * [[http://catalog.bcpl.org/POLARIS/view.aspx?subject="​Fusion Digital Collection",​ "​electronic photographs",​ "boone county ​infirmary"|Browse photographs]] of the Infirmary +  * [[https://bcp.ent.sirsi.net/client/en_US/​history/​search/​results?qu=infirmary&​te=&​lm=LHDC|Browse photographs]] of the Infirmary 
-  * [[http://catalog.bcpl.org/polaris/search/title.aspx?​ctx=1.1033.0.0.7&​cn=686972|Frank H. Rouse Diary]]+  * [[https://bcp.ent.sirsi.net/client/​en_US/search/asset/​35278/​0|Frank H. Rouse Diary]]
  
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