Tag Archives: Mt. Washington

Meet Springwell’s New Artist in Residence

Meet Springwell’s New Artist in Residence Welcome our new Artist in Residence, Sarah Lynn, a baroque flutist and Peabody graduate. Lynn, who graduated from the Peabody Institute in May 2017 and is now pursuing her Graduate Performance Diploma, will be living and performing at Springwell until summer 2018. Springwell’s “Artist-in-Residence” Program is an initiative that… Read More

The Homestead Construction Update

The Homestead Construction Update: September 2017 The Homestead construction update provided by resident and Springwell’s official historian Frank Simmonds. Looking from the veranda, the color has changed from grass green to a shade of red. More than a month was spent leveling the ground before building of The Homestead could begin. Less exciting to see,… Read More

The History of Springwell – Part 1

Our Springwell home and its land has a colorful and historic story to tell. Thanks to our resident historian – Frank Simmonds…we can share this story. He has diligently preserved stories, photographs and articles detailing the story of the home we love. Over the next month or so we will share this story on Facebook… Read More

Independence Day festivities in Mt. Washington

The “Spirit of Mt. Washington” is an annual event that starts with a bagpipe introduction followed by posting of the colors and pledge of allegiance on the Springwell grounds. Resident Jerry Downs, a retired Marine Captain, lead the pledge. Resident Frieda Pertman, the Honorary Cenentarian lead the parade in a convertible. After the parade there… Read More