Adventist Retirement Village, Inc.

(formerly known as Kressville Home for the Aged). A retirement village incorporating Kressville Home Units, Kressville Resident-funded Units, Alton Villas Resident-funded Units, Charles Harrison Memorial Home, and Kressville Hostel. It is owned and operated by the North New South Wales Conference. Because it was once the site of the Avondale Health Retreat, served by Drs. D. H. and Lauretta Kress, the estate on which the homes and hostel stand has been named Kressville. The first eight self-care units of brick construction were built under a grant from the government. These units were officially opened on Oct. 9, 1960. Over the next 14 years 54 more units were built. In 1980, 36 resident-funded units were added, bringing the total number of units at Kressville to 98. On Aug. 16, 1964, the ...

From the Seventh-day Adventist Encyclopedia. Published with permission from the Review and Herald Publishing Association.

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