Name of Historic Site: Ottawa County Community Haven (Poor Farm)
Description of Historic Site: The 229 acre which is now currently used as a public park was once Ottawa County’s “poor farm” which provided housing and work for indigent residents. The remnants of its past that still can be viewed today are a 1930’s era barn and a historic cemetery. Parts of the park are leased to the West Michigan Agriculture Education Center for crop demonstrations and public education purposes.
Phone Number: 616.738.9531
Address: 7851 Leonard, Coopersville, MI