On opening day of The Osborn, Tuesday, April 21, 1908, 12 elderly gentlewomen stepped down from horse-drawn carriages and into a new life, a life that happened because of the vision of one remarkable woman: Miriam Osborn. Seven years later, the first recorded history of the institution noted, , qEvery effort has been made to make this institution the finest in the world, and not only a fine institution but a real home., q Polished by the sands of time, the modern Osborn has sustained that world-class status as one of the nation, 's premier retirement communities. This volume celebrates those who preserved not so much a way of life but a philosophy of caring and a commitment to provide a real home that has endured for 100 years.The first person died in an airplane, flown by Orville Wright, and the Ford Model T was introduced. ... its own electricity until December 18, 1926, when the Westchester Lighting Company installed new wiring to deliver alternating current.
|Author||:||Mark R. Zwerger, Janet M. Malang, Andrew F. Horn|
|Publisher||:||Arcadia Publishing - 2008|