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Day 3: Visit the Hospices de Beaune, the stunning 15th-century almshouse that’s a museum for much of the year but transforms into the home base of the grandest wine auction in the world on the third Sunday of every November.
The 148-acre isle—on the East River between Manhattan and Queens—has been home to a prison, a smallpox hospital, an asylum, an almshouse and a 1970s experiment in affordable middle-class housing.
Herald Harbor is still called Herald Harbor, but in the 1960s, Woodland Beach dubbed itself London Towne, the name of an earlier settlement on the peninsula and of a Colonial-era almshouse there.
The almshouse was built in 1857 on a 256-acre farm, now occupied by sites such as the Equestrian Center and the Harford County Parks & Recreation Department headquarters.
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ALMSHOUSE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of almshouse for English Language Learners
: a building in which poor people were allowed to live for free
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