The Library: Our Future is Rooted in Our Past

Two black walnut trees stood tall for more than 55 years at 294 Rope Mill Road in Woodstock. They were planted by landowner James Queen, a cabinetmaker. They not only gave shade on hot, sunny days and provided relief from a hard day’s work, but Queen also used nuts from the trees in his furniture dyes. While they may no longer be standing, the trees occupy an important place in the story of Camellia Place.
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The Land: Bringing Camellia Place to Life

Destined to create a special place for and raise expectations in senior living, Founding Partners Lauren Clifton and Denise Swords set out on a lengthy journey to locate the ideal Camellia Place land, a residential neighborhood for assisted living and memory care. It was immediately evident that the homestead of James and Irene Queen on Rope Mill Road in Woodstock was the perfect piece of land to bring the dream of Camellia Place to life.
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