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Cornwall Manor Society Celebrates 70 Years

July 10, 2020

In the spring of 1950, the Golden Cross Society (known today as the Cornwall Manor Society) began six months after the establishment of The Methodist […]

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Happy 70th Birthday, Cornwall Manor!

October 01, 2019

Cornwall Manor is celebrating its 70th anniversary year. Our continuing care retirement community opened its doors to the first residents on October 15, 1949, as […]

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The Margaret Buckingham Story

February 15, 2019

Cornwall Manor Retirement Community is celebrating our 70th anniversary in 2019. A series of history articles will be posted to the Manor Moments blog to […]

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Cornwall Manor’s Buckingham Mansion: An Elegant Estate Spanning 258 Years of Lebanon County History

January 15, 2019

Cornwall Manor Retirement Community is celebrating our 70th anniversary in 2019. A series of history articles will be posted to the Manor Moments blog to […]

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A Gingerbread Replica of the Buckingham Mansion

January 02, 2018

Chef Brian Peffley, Pastry Arts Instructor at the Lebanon County Career and Technology Center (LCCTC), created a three-story gingerbread house replicating Cornwall Manor’s Buckingham Mansion. […]

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Resident Born in Japanese Internment Camp

June 13, 2017

Cornwall Manor resident Sally Renda wasn’t alive when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. However, the war that followed this catastrophic event […]

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Resident Joan Sowers Celebrates 50 Years of Cornwall Manor Society Volunteering

February 28, 2017

Cornwall Manor resident Joan Sowers recently celebrated a milestone – volunteering for the Cornwall Manor Society for 50 years – and is still going strong. […]

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The Bells are Ringing at Cornwall Manor

February 07, 2017

Every morning at 9:00 AM, the sounds of the electronic carillon can be heard from Zerr Chapel on the Buckingham Campus. It announces the time […]

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On the Right Track: Cornwall Manor’s Railroad Club

December 12, 2016

The quiet little town of Cornwall, Pennsylvania was once a hub of activity in the iron ore industry. Cornwall contained the largest deposit of iron […]

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Heirlooms: Cornwall Manor’s Greenhouses

October 10, 2016

Doug and Kathy Powell relocated from Tennessee to Cornwall Manor in June 2014. They chose Cornwall Manor for the ambience. “The campus is beautiful. It […]

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