Below please find a timeline marking some key dates during Foulkeways last 50 years.
Ground Breaking Ceremony: Left to right: Thomas J. Timoney, Esq., Sen. Richard S. Schweiker, Norman H. Winde, Eliza A. Foulke, Helen G. Stees, Richard B. Willis, Harry E. Sprogell.
The Treasure and the Dream. A message from Gwynedd Monthly Meeting of Friends to Residents at Foulkeways, January 1967.
Residents, Henry Schmid and Charles Cook, designed and built the Japanese Bridge, the "Ohashi."
Allen White leaves his position as Executive Director and Donald Moon is appointed to succeed him.
Residents, Fred Wyttenbach, John Holton and Graham Stabler, build the bridge between P & R sections and the main campus, naming it the Penn-Gwyn Bridge.
Resident, Mary Harper, helps fund building a new Greenhouse and establishes a fund for an ongoing program.
Resident, Doris Schwartz, RN, MA, is appointed as a Senior Fellow to the Geriatric Nursing Faculty at the University of Pennsylvania.
Resident, Evelyn Stults, starts square dancing for experienced and novice dancers, with resident Canary McNary, as accompanist.
Doug Tweddale takes on responsibility for day-to-day operations as Donald Moon begins Friends Retirement Concepts (FRC).
Judge Albert Branson Maris, a resident of Foulkeways, is recognized for 50 years of service on the bench.
Resident, Blanche Zimmerman, publishes the book "Foulkeways: The Treasure and the Dream" capturing the history of Foulkeways.
Foulkeways celebrates it’s 25th Anniversary with a summer country fair for residents and families, staff and friends, as well as, neighbors and other guests.
The first edition of Foulke Tymes, an employee newsletter, is published with Leslie Jordan, Jean Raiguel and Maggie Wood as editors.
Nearly 500 residents watch the symbolic burning of the mortgage which celebrates the success of Gwynedd Meeting's "The Treasure and the Dream."
Foulkeways Child Care Center starts with state approval for 36 children. The Center opens with six children enrolled.
Tennis courts are installed and a fund drive headed by resident Sid Amritt finances the purchase of a ball machine for practices.
Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the new personal care facility, Abington House. Left to right: State Rep. Kate Harper, State Rep. Katherine Watson, State Sen. Stewart Greenleaf & Dep. Asst. to Gov. Edward Rendell, Aryanna Abouzari.
Beaumont House moves to a new location to make way for Rte 202 expansion. The house moved 100 feet on 96 giant pneumatic wheels and was a televised and celebrated a community-wide event.
New Community Center Renovations including main dining room, bistro, meadow cafe, performance art center.
The new Meadow Cafe, a place residents could grab a quick delicious bite and catch up with friends and family, was just one of the many new dining options to choose from.
A modern Performing Arts Concert Hall / Auditorium was built to provide residents with a state of the art venue to enjoy beautiful music, theatrical performances as well as speakers.