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Franklin County Children's Home

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Re: Franklin County Children's Home

Posted: 11 Aug 2012 7:57AM GMT
Classification: Query
Good Gantz Rd. has been closed and sold. It was truly a beautiful place. I loved it, but the cottages were full of asbestos, etc. When they closed the "children's home" they cottages were used as offices. I'm not sure who owns the land now.

The closed records were kept at the intake location. HOWEVER, they are in the process of moving to a new building. This will most likely put a major delay on any records we request.

At this time the address is 525 E. Mound St. however, that will change soon. I am simply going to call the main number and ask to speak to the supervisor in records. From there, I am going into the facility and sign a request to release info.

Remember, we have to show how we are related and why we want to know...the agency will not compromise confidentiality no matter how many centuries have passed. Also, as I posted earlier, not everyone is aware of those records or what they contain. When you are working non stop with the current records, there is no need for interest in a stack of old ledgers. I hope they turn them over to the historical society at some point.
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
tkfarrow 9 Aug 2012 7:18PM GMT 
bgijw 9 Aug 2012 8:50PM GMT 
medscntst123 11 Aug 2012 5:44AM GMT 
tkfarrow 11 Aug 2012 1:57PM GMT 
medscntst123 15 Aug 2012 4:45AM GMT 
bgijw 15 Aug 2012 5:40AM GMT 
tkfarrow 15 Aug 2012 1:56PM GMT 
Davis_Jayne 17 Jan 2013 8:39PM GMT 
tkfarrow 17 Jan 2013 10:18PM GMT 
Susan Moore 28 Jan 2013 6:21PM GMT 
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