Early History

Frederick Annual Report 1914

“The Home income and contributions were $4,200 and the expenses were $2,900.”

“From the beginning the doors were thrown open to Christian men and women of all denominations. Of the seventy persons who have found shelter, there thirty-three were women, they rest were men. These represented 30 Mennonites, 16 German Reformed, 7 Lutheran, 5 Methodists, 2 Old Mennonites, 2 Evangelical, 1 Swenkfelder, 1 Quaker, 1 Baptist, 1 Dunkard, 1 Mennonite Brethren in Christ, 1 Methodist Protestant.”

Excerpt from “Twenty Year Report on the Origin and Development of Frederick Mennonite Home for the Aged” – a speech given by Rev. N.B. Grubb, September 15, 1916.