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December 2014

History of Springwell Part IV

The Addition of the Two Wings The first major renovation to the building was in 1961 when ground was broke for the addition of two wings with flat roofs costing approximately $500,000. The completed additions were dedicated on July 17, 1962. At that time there were 142 family members and a waiting list of over… Read More

History of Springwell Part III – Our Third Home

In June 1928 the estate was purchased for $65,000 for the construction of a new home for the Aged of the Methodist Episcopal Church.  (Mr. Bruce’s income was primarily from his business of distilling liquor and importing wines. Although the Methodist Church frowned upon the consumption of his products, it bought his property). A campaign… Read More

Antiques Road Show October 8th!

If you are an antique lover….collector….or simply have a piece you would like appraised, come by Springwell on Wednesday, October 8th from 6:30 – 8:30 pm.  We will have Todd Peenstra and Steve Gouterman, nationally known Antiques & Art appraisers at Springwell to give you an appraisal or just some advice. Bring one object per… Read More

Health Fair and Roundable Oct 1st

Join us for an informational evening beginning at 7:00.  Springwell’s unique Partners-in-Care network offers a comprehensive menu of a-la-carte health care support to respond to the needs of our residents. Services are delivered on-site by practitioners we’ve identified as some of the finest available in the Baltimore community. Come and meet them all here in… Read More

History of Springwell Part 2

Part one of our history ended in 1928, the Bruce family sold The Prestwolde Mansion to the Methodist Episcopal Church. First, we are going to back up just a bit. Back in 1867, Dr. George Milton Roberts was a well know Doctor and Surgeon practicing in Baltimore. He treated many elderly women who had no… Read More