Orange Park History - metrojacksonville
RF00706 - Residents of Moosehaven retirement community on July 2, 1961. Moosehaven, "City of Contentment," was a retirement community created and operated by the Loyal Order of Moose, a fraternal society created in 1888 in Indiana. It was located at 1700 River Road in Orange Park. In 1922, the order purchased 22 acres to create an elderly home for its retired members (many of which were living at Mooseheart Children?s Home in Chicago). That fall, its first 20 residents arrived. It later was expanded to 63 acres and over 400 residents.

RF00706 - Residents of Moosehaven retirement community on July 2, 1961. Moosehaven, "City of Contentment," was a retirement community created and operated by the Loyal Order of Moose, a fraternal society created in 1888 in Indiana. It was located at 1700 River Road in Orange Park. In 1922, the order purchased 22 acres to create an elderly home for its retired members (many of which were living at Mooseheart Children?s Home in Chicago). That fall, its first 20 residents arrived. It later was expanded to 63 acres and over 400 residents.

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