St. Joseph's Village was built in 1958 by the Sisters of St. Joseph to give care and a home to nearly 200 dependent children who through various misfortunes have been unable to live in a normal home situation. The complex was organized around the metaphor of a village. There were cottages for the children to live under the supervision of a sister and a lay prefect simulating an extended family. In separate buildings all linked by a corridor that runs seven eighths of a mile, the children had a school, chapel, infirmary, a cafeteria, library, general store, barbershop, beauty parlor, gymnasiun/auditorium, and acres of outdoor play areas and a swimming pool.

Journey with us now as we explore the village's history, detail its facilities, and see what is there today...

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