Charles C. Knox Home has sometimes been described
as "one of the best keep secrets of the Main Line".
For more than 50 years the home, located in a quiet residential
neighborhood of Wynnewood, has been a comfortable residence
for older adults. Because there are only 24 residents, there
is a warm and friendly "family" atmosphere to the
Built in the 1850s by Josiah Knox, the house later came into
the possession of one of Josiah's sons, Charles C. Knox, a
bachelor, who lived in it until his death in 1939. By his
will and that of his sister, Margaret Knox Green, the family
homestead was bequeathed in trust as a home for older adults.
After extensive construction, it was open for its first guests
in March of 1941.
Interested applicants are invited to contact the Administrator
for an interview and tour of the home.