Medford Leas 40th Anniversary Logo


This photo essay was developed by Kitty Katzell and Maggie Heineman for the 40th Anniversary of Medford Leas in 2011.

A Century Ago
1911 Estaugh Boarding Home opened
1971 Medford Leas opened
1972 Community Building opened
1973 John Estaugh Building opened
1975 Elizabeth Haddon Pavilion opened
1976 John Woolman Building opened
1980 Lewis W. Barton Arboretum designated
1984 Rushmore opened
1985 Woolman Commons opened
1986 New Auditorium opened
1987 New Library opened
1988 Bridlington opened
1988 Nature Center built
1994 Coffee Shop opened
1999 Lumberton Leas opened
2003 New Fitness Center opened
2007 New Arts and Social Wing opened
2008 Atrium and Gift Shop renovated

Part 1
In the Beginning
Over the Years
Quaker Values
The Arboretum

Part 2
Health and Fitness
Buildings and Changes

Part 3
Mental Stimuli
Then and Now

In Their Footsteps, a brief history of the lives of people who lived on the property called Lumberton Leas, by Os Cresson, Lumberton resident, 2005.