Ledgeview Memorial Home (West Paris, Maine, US)

A 79-bed nursing home formerly operated at West Paris, Maine, by the Northern New England Conference. It was the wish of Mr. and Mrs. Adelbert Bowen to have a well-equipped, up-to-date nursing home in the West Paris area. In 1967 a group of Seventh-day Adventist laypersons formed a nonprofit corporation, received a $5,000 bank loan, and purchased a five-acre (two-hectare) tract of land. Contributions were given from the surrounding communities, and excavation began in 1969. In 1970 the project was given to the Northern New England Conference and, through the special efforts of Erland Thurlow and other workers, the nursing home opened on Sept. 13, 1971. The home was opened with a licensed capacity of 74 beds. Remodeling was done in 1973, allowing for the addition of five more beds. In 1974 ...

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

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West Paris, ME
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